Recall alert: Ground turkey sold at Publix and Aldi may contain metal shavings

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Recall alert: Ground turkey sold at Publix and Aldi may contain metal shavings
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If you shop for groceries at Aldi, Publix or Weis, you might want to check your refrigerator!

Prestage Foods Inc. is recalling 38,475 pounds of ground turkey that may be contaminated with metal shavings, according to the USDA.

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Publix, Aldi ground turkey recalled

The fresh ground turkey was produced on September 25-26. The following products are subject to this recall:

  • PUBLIX: 1.3-lb. White Styrofoam trays with clear plastic film covering packages containing ground turkey labeled “Publix ground turkey breast WITH NATURAL FLAVORINGS” with ink jet printing on the side of trays displaying the first 4 digits of 7268 and 7269
  • PUBLIX: 1.3-lb. White Styrofoam trays with clear plastic film covering packages containing ground turkey labeled “Publix ground turkey WITH NATURAL FLAVORINGS” with ink jet labeling on the side of trays displaying the first 4 digits of 7268 and 7269
  • ALDI: 1.2-lb. White Styrofoam trays with clear plastic film covering packages containing ground turkey labeled “Fit & Active Fresh Ground Turkey With Natural Flavoring” with ink jet labeling on the side of trays displaying the first 4 digits of 7268 and 7269
  • WEIS: 1.0-lb. White Styrofoam trays with clear plastic film covering packages containing ground turkey labeled “Weis Markets Fresh Ground Turkey Breast” with ink jet labeling on the side of trays displaying the first 4 digits of 7268 and 7269

All of the products have the USDA establishment number “P-22000.”

The ground turkey was shipped to retail distribution centers in Alabama, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania and Tennessee.

Consumers are urged to throw away or return the product to the store for a refund.

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