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California Firm Recalls Cooked Turkey Breasts That May Contain Small Pieces Of Blue Plastic Film
WASHINGTON, Feb. 20—Zacky Farms, LLC, a Stockton, Calif., firm, is voluntarily recalling approximately 19,200 pounds of cooked turkey breasts that may contain small pieces of blue plastic film, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today.
The products being recalled are: "Zacky Farms Deli Classic TURKEY BREAST, with White Turkey, 97% FAT FREE." Each package weighs approximately 10 pounds and the establishment code, "P-220," appears inside the USDA mark of inspection.
The turkey breasts are packaged two to a case. The case label reads, "Zacky Farms OVEN ROASTED TURKEY BREAST WITH WHITE TURKEY." The case label contains the item code "87000" and a sell/freeze by date of either "3/31/04" or "4/01/04." The products were produced on December 22 and 23, 2003 and were distributed to delicatessens and restaurants in California
The problem was discovered by a wholesale customer, who alerted the company.
Consumers with questions about the recall may contact Dr. Mohammed Azam, company quality assurance manager, at 1-800-999-8202, Ext. 2153. Media with questions may contact Todd Beal, company food safety director, at 1-800-999-8202, Ext. 6645.
Consumers with food safety questions can phone the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at l-800-535-4555. The hotline is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. And recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day.
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