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There have been a number of recent recalls of meat and poultry products over concerns of possible contamination with the listeria monocytogenes bacteria.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warn that ingestion of meat and poultry products contaminated with listeria can cause serious illness and is sometimes fatal. Consumers are urged to check product labels and return any suspect products.

Following is a list of manufacturers, product names, and code numbers for meat and poultry products that have been recalled:

Thorn Apple Valley

The Agriculture Department has announced a recall on all Thorn Apple Valley products manufactured at Thorn Apple Valley's Forrest City, Arkansas, plant in the last six months and bearing the codes:

  • EST 13529

  • EST P13529

The brand names of the hot dogs and lunch combinations named in the Thorn Apple Valley recall include:

HOT DOGS

Always Save Franks (12 oz.), Best Choice Beef Hot Dogs (1 lb.), Best Choice Meat Hot Dogs (1 lb.), Borman Franks (2lb.), Carter's Hot Dogs (1 lb.), Colonial Beef Franks
(1 lb.), Colonial Mild Franks (1 lb.), Corn King Beef Franks (12 oz.), Corn King (1 lb.), Corn King Franks (12 oz.), Corn King Franks Red (12 oz.), Fair Grounds Beef Franks
(16 oz.), Fair Grounds Franks (16 oz.), Flavor King Franks (1 lb.), Generic 2 Franks, Generic 2 Franks (16 oz.), Generic 2.5 inch Mini Frank, Gunnoes Franks (12 oz.), Hannaford Beef Franks (1 lb.), Hannaford Franks (1 lb.), Hannaford Franks (12 oz.), Hannaford Franks Low Sodium (1 lb.), Herrud Franks, Iowa Gold Hot Dogs (16 oz.), Nepco Franks (1 lb.), Piggly Wiggly Franks (1 lb.), Piggly Wiggly Hot Dog Red (12 oz.), Schnucks Beef Franks (1 lb.), Schnucks Franks (1 lb.), Spartan Beef Franks (1 lb.), Spartan Franks (2 lb.), Spartan Franks (1 lb.), Thorn Apple Valley Franks, Tops Beef Franks (1 lb.), Tops Franks
(1 lb.), Wilson Beef Franks (16 oz.), Wilson Beef Franks
(12 oz.), Wilson Farms Franks (1 lb.), Wilson Franks (1 lb.), Wilson Franks (12 oz.), Winn Dixie Red Franks (12 oz.), and Winn Dixie Regular Franks (12 oz.).

LUNCH COMBINATIONS


  • Best Bologna with American Cheese (4 oz.)

  • HyVee Bologna with American Cheese

  • HyVee Turkey Breast with Cheddar (4 oz.)

  • Iowa Gold Bologna with American Cheese (4 oz.)

  • Iowa Gold Cooked Ham with Swiss Cheese 4 oz.)

  • Iowa Gold Turkey Breast with Cheddar (4 oz.)

  • Kroger Bologna with American Cheese (4 oz.)

  • Kroger Cooked Ham with Swiss Cheese (4 oz.)

  • Kroger Turkey Breast with Cheddar

  • Lady Lee Bologna with American Cheese (4 oz.)

  • Lady Lee Cooked Ham with Swiss Cheese (4 oz.)

  • Lady Lee Turkey Breast with Cheddar (4 oz.)

  • Lady Lee Turkey Ham with American Cheese (4 oz.)

  • Safeway Bologna with American Cheese (4 oz.)

  • Safeway Cooked Ham with Swis Cheese (4 oz.)

  • Safeway Turkey Breast with Cheddar

  • Save A Lot Cooked Ham with Swiss Cheese (4 oz.)

  • Save A Lot Turkey Breast with Cheddar (4 oz.)

  • Schnucks Bologna with American Cheese (4 oz.)

  • Smart Selections Bologna with American Cheese
    (4 oz.)

  • Smart Selections Cooked Ham with Swiss Cheese
    (4 oz.)

  • Smart Selections Turkey Breast with Cheddar (4 oz.)

  • Smart Selections Turkey Ham with American Cheese

Consumers seeking further information about the Thorn Apple Valley recall may contact the company at 1-800-316-2855.


Bil Mar Foods/Sara Lee

Bil Mar Foods/Sara Lee has recalled specific lots of hot dogs and deli meats bearing establishment numbers:


  • EST P261

  • EST 6911

The brand names of the hot dogs and deli meats named in the recall are:

  • Ball Park

  • Bil Mar

  • Bryan Bunsize

  • Bryan 3-lb Club Pack

  • Grillmaster

  • Hygrade

  • Mr. Turkey

  • Sara Lee Deli Meat

  • Sara Lee Home Roast Brands

From Allen's Pride (sold only in St. Louis):
  • Allen's Pride Medium Cooked cally, 7 oz. to 10 oz. frozen packages

From Gordon Food Service (a Midwest regional distributor and operator of retail stores in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and Illinois):
  • GFS Cooked Whole Turkey Breast

  • GFS Fresh Turkey Ham

  • GFS Turke Franks, 10lb.

  • GFS Turkey at Smorgas Pack

  • GFS Turkey Canadian Bacon

From Monarch Brand Products (sold only in Montgomery, Alabama):
  • Monarch Heritage Corned Beef Bottom Round Cooked

  • Monarch Heritage Deli Smoked Turkey Breast

  • Monarch Heritage Roast Beef Top Round

  • Monarch Heritage Turkey Weiner

  • Monarch Premium Natural Smoked Turkey Breast

Consumers seeking further information about the Bil Mar/Sara Lee recall may contact the company at 1-800-247-8339.


Oscar Mayer

Oscar Mayer has announced a recall of two variety pack deli meats dated Jan. 12 (on upper left corner on the back of package) and bearing establishment numbers:


  • EST 537A

  • P-1449

The brand names of the variety pack deli meats named in the recall are:
  • Oscar Mayer All American Variety Pack, 10 ounce

  • Oscar Mayer Club Sandwich Variety Pack


For more information on listeriosis, go to the Centers for Disease Control's Website.

For questions about food safety, call the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-800-535-4555. The hotline is staffed from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday. Recorded information is available 24 hours a day.

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