Wegmans brand ground turkey linked to Salmonella Hadar illness

Wegmans brand ground turkey linked to Salmonella Hadar illness Photo: The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.

WHECTV
Updated: April 12, 2021 09:55 AM
Created: April 11, 2021 01:52 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a public health alert for ground turkey products, including the Wegmans brand.

The public health alert affects approximately 211,406 pounds of raw ground turkey products, produced by Plainville Brands, LLC, a Pennsylvania establishment, due to concerns the products may have caused Salmonella Hadar illness.

A recall was not requested because it is believed that the products are no longer available for consumers to purchase, but FSIS is concerned that some products may be frozen and in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them.

The raw ground turkey products were produced from Dec. 18, 2020, through Dec. 29, 2020.

The following products are subject to the public health alert:

  • 1-lb. packages of Nature’s Promise Free from 94% LEAN | 6% FAT Ground Turkey with Use by/freeze/sell by date of 1/1/21, 1/3/21,1/4/21, 1/8/21 and 1/10/21 on the front of the package.
  • 1-lb. packages of Wegman 94% LEAN | 6% FAT Ground Turkey with Use by/freeze/sell by date of 1/3/21, 1/4/21, 1/8/21 and 1/10/21 on the front of the package.
  • 3-lb. packages of Wegman 94% LEAN | 6% FAT Ground Turkey with Use by/freeze/sell by date of 1/3/21, 1/4/21, 1/8/21 and 1/10/21 on the front of the package.
  • 1-lb. packages of Plainville Farms Ground White Turkey 93% | 7% Fat with Use by/freeze/sell by date of 1/10/21 on the front of the package.

These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.


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