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Butterball, Kroger, Food Lion Frozen Ground Turkey products Recalled for Salmonella

March 14, 2019 by


Butterball, LLC, Mount Olive, North Carolina, is recalling approximately 78,164 pounds of raw ground turkey products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Schwarzengrund. The prepacked raw ground turkey was produced on July 7, 2018. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF only)] 48-oz. plastic wrapped tray containing “BUTTERBALL everyday Fresh Ground Turkey […]

Butterball Turkey Shortage Shouldn’t Put a Damper on your Thanksgiving

November 18, 2013 by


Butterball has announced a bird shortage. Last week, Butterball informed supermarkets across the country of a shortage of its fresh turkeys that weigh in at 16 or more pounds. The company is cutting all orders by 50 percent to meet the demand as best it can, according to ABC News.  “We experienced a decline in […]

Butterball probes turkey abuse accusations

November 15, 2012 by


Herb Weisbaum, NBC News contributor It is not the kind of publicity a turkey company wants the week before Thanksgiving. An animal rights group claims to have documented “a pattern of shocking abuse and neglect” by workers at numerous Butterball turkey farms in North Carolina. Undercover video taken by Mercy for Animals, an activist organization […]

Butterball Confirmed not part of current FSIS Investigation

August 3, 2011 by


Butterball, LLC confirms that their Butterball® Frozen Turkey Burgers and Butterball® Fresh Turkey Burger Patties are not a part of the current FSIS investigation. In conjunction with Butterball’s food safety efforts, it is important for consumers to always follow safe food handling practices when preparing any meat or poultry product to prevent illness. Consumers should […]