Public health alert issued for more than 200,000 pounds of ground turkey due to Salmonella concerns

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Check your freezer – more than 200,000 pounds of raw ground turkey products are now the subject of a public health alert.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued the alert due to concerns the product, produced by Plainville Brands, LLC, may have caused cases of Salmonella.

The raw ground turkey products were produced between December 18 and December 29, 2020. The following products are advised to be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase:

  • 1-lb. packages of Nature’s Promise Free from 94% LEAN | 6% FAT Ground Turkey with Use by/freeze/sell by date of 1/1/21, 1/3/21,1/4/21, 1/8/21 and 1/10/21 on the front of the package.
  • 1-lb. packages of Wegman 94% LEAN | 6% FAT Ground Turkey with Use by/freeze/sell by date of 1/3/21, 1/4/21, 1/8/21 and 1/10/21 on the front of the package.
  • 3-lb. packages of Wegman 94% LEAN | 6% FAT Ground Turkey with Use by/freeze/sell by date of 1/3/21, 1/4/21, 1/8/21 and 1/10/21 on the front of the package.
  • 1-lb. packages of Plainville Farms Ground White Turkey 93% | 7% Fat with Use by/freeze/sell by date of 1/10/21 on the front of the package.

The products will have the establishment number EST. P-244 inside the USDA mark of inspection, and were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

A recall was not requested because it is believed that the products are no longer available for people to purchase.

 

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