Cargill recalls 36 million pounds of ground turkey products

By: News release from U.S. Department of Agriculture
By: News release from U.S. Department of Agriculture

WASHINGTON -- Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation, a Springdale, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 36 million pounds of ground turkey products that may be contaminated with a multi-drug resistant strain of Salmonella Heidelberg, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The products subject to recall today bear the establishment number "P-963" inside the USDA mark of inspection, and include the following:

Ground Turkey Chubs - Use or Freeze by Dates of 2/20/11 through 8/23/11:
'B7 'B710 lb. chubs of Honeysuckle White Fresh Natural Lean Ground Turkey with Natural Flavorings
'B7 10 lb. chubs of Unbranded Ground Turkey w/ Natural Flavoring 2 Pack
'B7 80 oz. (5 lbs.) chubs of Riverside Ground Turkey with Natural Flavoring
'B7 10 lb. chubs of Natural Lean Ground Turkey with Natural Flavorings
'B7 16 oz. (1 lb.) chubs of Fresh Lean HEB Ground Turkey 93/7
'B7 16 oz. (1 lb.) chubs of Fresh HEB Ground Turkey 85/15
'B7 16 oz. (1 lb.) chubs of
'B7 Honeysuckle White 93/7 Fresh Ground Turkey with Natural Flavoring
'B7 4-1 Pound Packages of Honeysuckle White Ground Turkey with Natural Flavoring Value Pack
'B7 16 oz. (1 lb.) chubs of Honeysuckle White 85/15 Fresh Ground Turkey
'B7 48 oz. (3 lb.) chubs of Honeysuckle White 85/15 Fresh Ground Turkey

85% Ground Turkey - Use or Freeze by Dates of 2/20/11 through 8/23/11
'B7 'B719.2 oz. (1.2 lb.) trays of Honeysuckle White 85/15 Ground Turkey
'B7 19.2 oz. (1.2 lb.) trays of Honeysuckle White Taco Seasoned Ground Turkey Colored with Paprika
'B7 19.2 oz. (1 lb. 3.2 oz.) trays of Kroger Ground Turkey Fresh 85/15
'B7 48.0 oz. (3 lb.) trays of Kroger Ground Turkey Fresh 85/15
'B7 20 oz. (1.25 lb.) trays of Honeysuckle White 85/15 Ground Turkey
'B7 48.0 oz. (3 lbs.) trays of Honeysuckle White 85/15 Ground Turkey Family Pack
'B7 16 oz. (1 lb.) trays of Honeysuckle White 85/15 Ground Turkey
'B7 19.2 oz. (1.2 lbs.) trays of Honeysuckle White Seasoned Italian Style Ground Turkey with Natural Flavorings
'B7 20 oz. (1 lb. 4 oz.) trays of Safeway Fresh Ground Turkey with Natural Flavorings * 15% Fat
(NOTE: Sold in Texas only at Randall's and Tom Thumb, Use or Freeze by 03/12/11 through 05/05/11)

93% Ground Turkey - Use or Freeze by Dates of 2/20/11 through 8/23/11
'B7 'B719.2 oz. (1.20 lb.) trays of Honeysuckle White 93/7 Lean Ground Turkey
'B7 48 oz. (3.0 lbs.) trays of Honeysuckle White 93/7 Lean Ground Turkey Family Pack
'B7 19.2 oz. (1.2 lb.) trays of Fit & Active Lean Ground Turkey 93/07
'B7 19.2 oz. (1.2 lbs.) trays of Giant Eagle Ground Turkey Fresh & Premium Lean
'B7 19.2 oz. (1 lb 3.2 oz.) trays of Kroger Ground Turkey Fresh Lean 93/7
'B7 20 oz. (1.25 lb.) trays of Honeysuckle White 93/7 Lean Ground Turkey

Ground Patties
'B7 'B716.0 oz. (1 lb.) trays of Honeysuckle White Ground Turkey Patties with "Use by" or "Freeze by" dates of 2/20/11 through 8/23/11
'B7 16 oz. (1 lb.) trays of Kroger Ground Seasoned Turkey Patties Fresh 85/15, with "Use by" or "Freeze by" dates of 2/20/11 through 8/23/11
'B7 16.0 oz. (1 lb.) trays of Shady Brook Farms Ground Turkey Burgers with Natural Flavoring with the following "Use by" or "Freeze by" dates: 07/09/11, 07/10/11, 07/11/11, 07/15/11, 07/16/11, 07/21/11, 07/22/11, 07/24/11, 08/01/11, or 08/04/11

Frozen Ground Turkey - Production Dates of 2/20/11 through 8/2/11
'B7 'B716 oz. (1 lb.) chubs of Honeysuckle White Ground Turkey with Natural Flavoring
'B7 16 oz. (1 lb.) chubs of Spartan Ground Turkey
'B7 48 oz. (3 lb.) chubs of Honeysuckle White 85/15 Ground Turkey
'B7 40 lb. Bulk Packed Ground Turkey with Natural Flavoring for Food Service Use Only

These products were distributed at the retail level nationwide. Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation requests that consumers who may have purchased these products return them to the point-of-purchase. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on FSIS' website here.


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