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Listeria Found in Texas Smoked Turkey

New Braunfels Smokehouse of Texas has recalled approximately 2,609 pounds of fully cooked, ready-to-eat smoked turkey breast products due to Listeria.

 

The products subject to recall include:

–1-pound packages of “New Braunfels Smokehouse Sliced Smoked Turkey” with package code “2210” on the label;

–4 to 6 lb. packages of “New Braunfels Honey-Glazed Spiral Sliced Smokehouse Hickory Smoked Boneless Breast of Turkey” with package code “2180” on the label;

–4 to 6 lb. whole breast packages of “Stegall Boneless Hickory Smoked Turkey Breast” with package code “2210” on the label;

–4 to 6 lb. whole breast packages of “Stegall Spiral Sliced Hickory Smoked Turkey Breast” with package codes “2180” or “2210” on the label.

Each package bears the USDA mark of inspection and the number “P-975” inside the mark of inspection. The fully cooked, ready-to-eat smoked turkey breast products were produced on Aug. 4, 2010, and distributed nationwide, including catalog and Internet sales.

The problem was discovered through microbiological sampling by the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. 

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