Mediterranean Turkey Burger Food Service Recall Statement
** FOSTER FARMS TURKEY BURGERS IN GROCERY AND CLUB STORES NOT AFFECTED**
LIVINGSTON, Calif., May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Foster Farms has initiated a voluntary Class II recall of Mediterranean Turkey Burgers (#96384, 5.33 oz.), produced for 14 Food Service customers sold for food service use in Oregon, Washington, Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada and Utah. Class II recalls are classified by the USDA as representing low risk for adverse health consequences. The recall applies to 1,504 10-pound cases produced between December 28, 2011 and May 10, 2012, which contained soy (an allergen) as an undeclared seasoning ingredient. There have been no reported illnesses related to this product. The recall applies only to turkey burgers produced for Food Service customers. Foster Farms wishes to reassure consumers that Foster Farms-branded turkey burgers sold in grocery and club stores are not affected.
For more information, Food Service customers can call 800-338-0374. Consumers should contact the company's consumer affairs manager, Teresa Lenz, at (209) 394-6914, ext. 4369. Media should contact the company's director of advertising and public relations, Ira Brill, at (209) 394-6914, ext. 6891.
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