This is the first recall ever for the New Braunfels Smokehouse, which ships its meat all over the country. The recall involves about 2,600 pounds of cooked, ready-to-eat smoked turkey breast products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes - a germ that can cause a potentially fatal illness called listeriosis, especially in immunocompromised patients.
The recall was announced today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service, and covers the following products, sold through the Internet and catalog:
* 1-pound packages of New Branufels Smokehouse Sliced Smoked Turkey labeled with package code 2210
* 4- to 6-pound packages of New Braunfels Honey-Glazed Spiral Sliced Smokehouse Hickory Smoked Boneless Breast of Turkey with package code 2180
* 4- to 6-pound whole breast packages of Stegall Boneless Hickory Smoked Turkey Breast with package code 2210
* 4- to 6-pound whole breast packages of Stegall Spiral Sliced Hickory Smoked Turkey Breast with package codes 2180 or 2210.
Each package bears the USDA mark of inspection and the number P-975
The packages were produced on August 4, 2010, and distributed nationwide. The company’s customer care line is 1-800-537-6932.