Limited Jennie-O® Ground Turkey Product Recall

What you need to know.

About the recall: We want you to know that we take consumer and food safety very seriously. Here’s everything you need to know to see if your Jennie-O® ground turkey product is part of the recall. This recall only affects a very limited number of Jennie-O® ground turkey tray pack products produced at one facility. Only this very small amount of product was affected.

IMPORTANT: No other Jennie-O® varieties, other packaging configurations, or code dates are included in this recall. It is also important to note that this product should no longer be available in stores. 

Information on the recall:

If consumers have any questions about this recall or about cooking raw turkey, they can contact our consumer engagement team at https://www.jennieo.com/contactus, or at 1.800.621.3505, today until 8 pm CT and this Saturday and Sunday 9 am – 5 pm CT.  Monday - Friday 8 am – 4 pm CT, with the exception of December 25, when our offices will be closed.


These code dates of ground turkey are no longer available in stores.

No additional Jennie-O products other than these code dates are involved in the recall and are safe to consume when cooked properly.

Products affected:  

Some raw ground turkey products with 'Use By' dates of 11/12/18 or 11/13/18. The following products are subject to recall:

States where the affected product was shipped: AZ, CA, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, LA, MI, MN, MO, NM, NV, OH, OK, TX, WI.

Here’s everything you need to know to see if your Ground Turkey is part of the recall.

 

Step 1: Verify that your product is one of the listed varieties.

Step 2: Check the lower left corner of the front of the package or the side of the tray and verify the establishment number is P579.   If the establishment is not P579 the product is not part of the recall and is safe to consume.

Step 3: Turn the product on its side. The production code information is on the side of the sleeve.

 

  • 2.5-lb. packages of "Jennie-O GROUND TURKEY 93% LEAN | 7 % FAT" with "Use by" date of 11/13/18. UPC Code: 42222012024
  • 2.5-lb. packages of "Jennie-O GROUND TURKEY 93% LEAN | 7% FAT" with "Use by" date of 11/13/18. UPC Code: 42222120200
  • 3-lb. packages of "Jennie-O GROUND TURKEY 93% LEAN | 7 % FAT" with "Use by" date of 11/12/18 and 11/13/18. UPC Code: 42222130087
  • 3-lb. packages of "Jennie-O GROUND TURKEY 85% LEAN | 15% FAT" with "Use by" date of 11/13/18. UPC Code: 42222130278
  • 3-lb. packages of "Stater Bros. GROUND TURKEY 85% LEAN | 15% FAT" with "Use by" date of 11/12/18. UPC Code: 42222131275
  • 1-lb. packages of "Jennie-O GROUND TURKEY 93% LEAN | 7 % FAT" with "Use by" date of 11/12/18. UPC Code: 42222502013
  • 1-lb. packages of "Jennie-O TACO SEASONED GROUND TURKEY" with "Use by" date of 11/12/18. UPC Code: 42222502020
  • 1-lb. packages of "Jennie-O ITALIAN SEASONED GROUND TURKEY" with "Use by" date of 11/12/18. UPC Code: 42222502044

Step 4: You can either return it to the store where purchased for an exchange or contact our Consumer Engagement team at https://www.jennieo.com/contactus or 1.800.621.3505, today (December 21) until 8 pm CT and this Saturday and Sunday 9 am – 5 pm CT.  Monday - Friday 8 am – 4 pm CT, with the exception of December 25, when our offices will be closed.

Additional information relevant to this recall can be found at https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/home.

As a reminder, the CDC is advising that consumers can continue to eat properly cooked turkey products, and that retailers continue selling raw turkey products.


Additional Information on safely preparing raw turkey:

Jennie-O Turkey Store has published four simple steps to stay safe. There are more great tips for our consumers at https://www.jennieo.com/content/four-easy-steps to make sure their turkey meals are prepared safely and taste delicious.

 

Preparing Turkey