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Butterball recalls nearly 80,000 pounds of ground turkey

Butterball is recalling nearly 80,000 pounds of raw ground turkey products that may be contaminated with a certain strain of Salmonella. Photo: USDA. Butterball is recalling nearly 80,000 pounds of raw ground turkey products that may be contaminated with a certain strain of Salmonella.

March 14, 2019 02:25 PM

(WHEC) - Butterball is recalling more than 78,000 pounds of raw ground turkey products that may potentially be at risk for salmonella contamination.

Pre-packaged trays containing Butterball everyday Fresh Ground Turkey were processed on July 7, 2018 with a sell or freeze by date of July 26, 2018.

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According to the USDA, the concern is that the frozen products may still be in consumers' freezers. 

The products were shipped to a number of nationwide retailers including Kroger and Food Lion.

Consumers are being urged to look for the number "EST. P-7345" on the label and not to consume these products. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

The following products are subject to recall:

- 48-oz. plastic wrapped tray containing “BUTTERBALL everyday Fresh Ground Turkey WITH NATURAL FLAVORING (85% LEAN/15% FAT)” with sell or freeze by date of 7/26/18, lot code 8188, and UPC codes 22655-71555 or 22655-71557 represented on the label.

- 48-oz. plastic wrapped tray containing “BUTTERBALL everyday Fresh Ground Turkey WITH NATURAL FLAVORING (93% LEAN/7% FAT)” with sell or freeze by date of 7/26/18, lot code 8188 and UPC code 22655-71556 represented on the label.

- 16-oz. plastic wrapped tray containing “BUTTERBALL everyday Fresh Ground Turkey WITH NATURAL FLAVORING (85% LEAN/15% FAT)” with sell or freeze by date of 7/26/18, lot code 8188 and UPC code 22655-71546 represented on the label.

- 16-oz. plastic wrapped tray containing “BUTTERBALL everyday Fresh Ground Turkey WITH NATURAL FLAVORING (93% LEAN/7% FAT)” with sell or freeze by date of 7/26/18, lot code 8188 and UPC codes 22655-71547 or 22655-71561 represented on the label

- 48-oz. plastic wrapped tray containing “Kroger GROUND TURKEY FRESH 85% LEAN – 15% FAT” with sell or freeze by date of 7/26/18, lot code 8188, and UPC code 111141097993 represented on the label.

- 48-oz. plastic wrapped tray containing “FOOD LION 15% fat ground turkey with natural flavorings” with sell or freeze by date of 7/26/18, lot code 8188 and UPC code 3582609294 represented on the label.

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