Walmart recalls ready-made meat products due to Salmonella risk
Some ready-to-eat pork and turkey products sold under the Walmart Great Value brand name are being recalled due to possible salmonella contamination.
Tennessee-based George Prepared Foods withdraws over 6000 pounds (over 2,7 tons) of ready-to-eat pork and turkey cutlets, writes Fox Business.
Products were recalled after the company notified the US Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Food Inspection Service that the cold storage warehouse had inadvertently delivered food to stores across the country.
Recallable products were manufactured in April and May of this year. They include:
- 24,92 ounce packages “Great Value Fully Cooked Original Pork Sausage Patties” with date of use of 10 / 16 / 19 and batch number 1091971894;
- 24,92 ounce packages “Great Value Fully Cooked Original Breakfast Turkey Patties” with date of use of 10 / 24 / 19 and batch number 1171971897;
- 35,6 ounce packages “Family Size Great Value Fully Cooked Original Pork Sausage Patties” with date of use 11 / 03 / 19 and batch number 1271972894 or with date of use 11 / 05 / 19 and batch number 1291972894.
In addition, recalled products are labeled “EST. M2206T or P-2260T ”, which is printed on the packaging.
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The agency encourages buyers to discard meat or return it to the store.
Eating cooked foods that are infected with salmonella can cause salmonellosis, one of the most common foodborne bacterial diseases. So far, no information has been received about the sick.
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