10/14/21 - Butterball recalls over 14,000 pounds of ground turkey products nationwide

Courtesy: U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service)

Butterball is recalling 14,107 pounds of ground turkey products that may be contaminated, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Wednesday.

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — FSIS said the products may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically blue plastic. Butterball said that the ground turkey items were produced on September 28, 2021. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 2.5-lb. trays containing “farm to family BUTTERBALL all natural Ground Turkey” with the case code 50211271, a sell or freeze by date of 10/18/2021, and timestamps from 2123 through 2302 printed on the packaging.
  • 3-lb. tray containing “Kroger GROUND TURKEY” with the case code 50211271, a sell or freeze by date of 10/17/2021, and timestamps from 2314 through 2351 printed on the packaging.

The products subject to recall have establishment number “EST. P-7345” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

Butterball is recalling 14,107 pounds of ground turkey products that may be contaminated, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Wednesday. (Courtesy: U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service)

The problem was discovered when FSIS and the establishment received complaints from consumers. They were reporting pieces of blue plastic embedded in raw ground turkey produced by Est. 7345.

There have been no confirmed reports of injuries due to the consumption of these products, according to FSIS. Anyone that's concerned about illness or injury should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

Those consumers with questions about the recall can contact the Butterball Consumer Hotline at (800) 288-8372.

 

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