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Michigan Turkey Producers recalls product due to possible contamination

A Grand Rapids establishment is recalling tens of thousands of pounds of products due to possible contamination.

The problem was discovered when the establishment received a customer complaint.

Michigan Turkey Producers recalled about 54,000 pounds of turkey breast products that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) says might be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically an unidentified black material.

The turkey breast items were produced on August 29th and September 16th. 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.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Deborah Hein, director of quality assurance, at (616) 245-2221, ext. 237. Media with questions about the recall can contact Dan Lennon, president, at (616) 475-4183.

To find a full list of products recalled, click here.
 

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