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Prestage Foods Recalls 38,475 Pounds Of Ground Turkey


The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that Prestage Foods, Inc., a St. Pauls, N.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 38,475 pounds of ground turkey that may be contaminated with extraneous materials. The fresh ground turkey was produced on September 25 and 26, 2017.

The FSIS was notified by plant employees performing sanitation on processing equipment, when the problem was discovered on September 27, 2017. On the same day, one of the retail locations involved noticed metal shaving in a package of ground turkey from the recalling firm, and notified the company.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.

The recalled products bear establishment number "P-22000" inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail distribution centers in Alabama, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee.

by RTTNews Staff Writer

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