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on October 17, 2016

Michigan Turkey Producers recalls turkey breast products

Turkey products may be contaminated with foreign materials

Michigan Turkey Producers, Grand Rapids, Michigan, is recalling more than 54,000 pounds of turkey breast products that might be contaminated with unidentified black materials, the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

The problem was discovered when the establishment received a customer complaint. However, FSIS has received no confirmed reports of injury or illness from consumption of these products.

Products subject to recall

The oven roasted turkey breast items (logs and sliced) were produced on August 29, 2016 and September 16, 2016. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 12-lb. packages containing “MESON SANDWICHES, OVEN ROASTED SLICED TURKEY BREAST” with a use or freeze by date of 11/27/16, and a case code of “48598” on the left side of the label
  • 22-lb. logs containing “OVEN ROASTED TURKEY BREAST WITH BROTH,” with a use or freeze by date of 11/27/16, and a case code of “48576” on the left side of the label
  • 22-lb. logs containing “OVEN ROASTED TURKEY BREAST WITH BROTH,” with a use or freeze by date of 12/15/16, and a case code of “48576” on the left side of the label

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-20935A” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to a distribution center in Florida and food services in Florida and Puerto Rico.

 

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