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Over 78,000 Pounds Of Ground Turkey Recalled Over Salmonella Concerns

The Butterball raw ground turkey was produced on July 7, 2018

March 14, 2019 - 12:22 pm
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Butterball is recalling about 78,164 of raw ground turkey that could possibly contaminated with Salmonella Schwarzengrund.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture made the announcement late Wednesday.

The raw ground turkey was produced on July 7, 2018.

The affected products are: 

  • 48-oz. plastic wrapped tray containing “BUTTERBALL everyday Fresh Ground Turkey WITH NATURAL FLAVORING (85% LEAN/15% FAT)” with sell or freeze by date of 7/26/18, lot code 8188, and UPC codes 22655-71555 or 22655-71557 represented on the label.
  • 48-oz. plastic wrapped tray containing “BUTTERBALL everyday Fresh Ground Turkey WITH NATURAL FLAVORING (93% LEAN/7% FAT)” with sell or freeze by date of 7/26/18, lot code 8188 and UPC code 22655-71556 represented on the label.
  • 16-oz. plastic wrapped tray containing “BUTTERBALL everyday Fresh Ground Turkey WITH NATURAL FLAVORING (85% LEAN/15% FAT)” with sell or freeze by date of 7/26/18, lot code 8188 and UPC code 22655-71546 represented on the label.
  • 16-oz. plastic wrapped tray containing “BUTTERBALL everyday Fresh Ground Turkey WITH NATURAL FLAVORING (93% LEAN/7% FAT)” with sell or freeze by date of 7/26/18, lot code 8188 and UPC codes 22655-71547 or 22655-71561 represented on the label
  • 48-oz. plastic wrapped tray containing “Kroger GROUND TURKEY FRESH 85% LEAN – 15% FAT” with sell or freeze by date of 7/26/18, lot code 8188, and UPC code 111141097993 represented on the label.
  • 48-oz. plastic wrapped tray containing “FOOD LION 15% fat ground turkey with natural flavorings” with sell or freeze by date of 7/26/18, lot code 8188 and UPC code 3582609294 represented on the label.

More information can be found here.

 Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is concerned that people may have the products frozen in their freezer.  

Salmonella is one of the most common foodborne illnesses people can get. Common symptoms are diarrhea, fever and other abdominal cramps.  It usually lasts 4 to 7 days.

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