Butterball recalls ground turkey for possible foreign matter
Butterball, LLC is recalling more than 14,000 pounds of ground turkey products that could be contaminated with foreign matter.
According to the USDA, the extraneous materials include blue plastic.
The ground turkey items were produced on September 28, 2021. The company is recalling the following products:
- 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 recalled products have the establishment number “EST. P-7345” inside the USDA mark of inspection. Butterball shipped the items to retail locations nationwide.
The FSIS took consumer complaints about pieces of blue plastic embedded in raw ground turkey. Officials say no one has reported injuries due to the consumption of these products.
Consumers with food safety questions can call the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) or live chat via Ask USDA from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday.
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