Texas Firm Recalls Fully Cooked Ready-To-Eat Turkey Breast Products for Possible Listeria Contamination
November 15, 2010 – This week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that New Braunfels Smokehouse is recalling approximately 2,609 pounds of turkey breast products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes (Lm).
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 August 4, 2010, and distributed nationwide, including catalog and internet sales.
Listeria Infection Information
Listeria is a bacterium that is found in soil, vegetation, raw milk, meat, poultry, cheeses (particularly soft mould-ripened varieties) and salad vegetables. Listeria can also be found in animals and humans. Listeria monocytogenes is a common version of the disease that can cause illness in humans. An estimated 2,500 cases of listeria occur in the U.S. each year. Approximately 200 in every 1000 cases result in death.
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