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USDA issues recall on Trader Joe's poultry products due to possible foreign matter contamination

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced a recall on 36,854 pounds of Trader Joe's chicken and turkey salad products.

According to the USDA FSIS, the reason for the recall is because the products may be contaminated with hard silica and glass fragments. 

The recall is on the following ready-to-eat chicken and turkey salads produced from Nov. 4-15, 2017: 

• 10.5-oz. clear plastic individual serving packages containing "TRADER JOE'S White Meat Chicken Salad with celery, carrots and green onions" with a "Use By" date of November 10 - 21, 2017.

• 11.0-oz. clear plastic individual serving packages containing "TRADER JOE'S CURRIED WHITE CHICKEN DELI SALAD with toasted cashews, green onion and a bit of honey" with a "Use By" date of November 10 - 21, 2017.

• 10.25-oz. clear plastic individual serving packages containing "TRADER JOE'S TURKEY CRANBERRY APPLE SALAD TURKEY BREAST MEAT WITH SWEET DRIED CRANBERRIES, TANGY GREEN APPLES, PECANS AND SAGE" with a "Use By" date of November 10 - 21, 2017.

The products announced in the recall bear the establishment number "P-40299" inside the USDA mark of inspection. Louisiana is one of 12 states where the items were shipped to. The other states are: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Washington.

The recall was issued after FSIS Inspection Program Personnel received complaints from consumers. The FSIS urges consumers who purchased the products in question to not eat the products and throw them away or return them to the store where they were purchased. 

Customers with questions pertaining to the recall are asked to call the Consumer Affairs Group at (855) 215-5128 or go to the Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System by clicking here.

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