New Braunfels Smokehouse is recalling 2,600 pounds of turkey!
The Texas firm has recalled much of the fully cooked, ready-to-eat smoked turkey breast products because they may be contaminated with bacteria (listeria monocytogenes) that can cause an uncommon but potentially fatal disease called listeriosis. Healthy people rarely contract listeriosis, but it can cause can cause high fever, severe headaches, neck stiffness and nausea. It also can cause miscarriages and stillbirths, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The turkey was distributed nationwide, including via catalog and Internet sales, the agency said Sunday.
The products subject to recall are:
— 1-pound packages of New Braunfels Smokehouse Sliced Smoked Turkey, with the package code "2210" on the label.
— 4- to 6-pound packages of New Braunfels Honey-Glazed Spiral Sliced Smokehouse Hickory Smoked Boneless Breast of Turkey, with the package code "2180" on the label.
— 4- to 6-pound whole breast packages of Stegall Boneless Hickory Smoked Turkey Breast, with the package code "2210" on the label.
— 4- to 6-pound whole breast packages of Stegall Spiral Sliced Hickory Smoked Turkey Breast, with the 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 items were produced on August 4. Consumers with questions about the recall may call the company at 1-800-537-6932.