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Turkey and ham product recalled because of Listeria on Thanksgiving – Bad timing Honeybaked.

47,000 Pounds Of HoneyBaked Ham, Turkey Recalled

The HoneyBaked Foods company is recalling nearly 47,000 pounds of its ham and turkey products, because they could be contaminated with Listeria.??  Listeria is a microorganism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in children, the elderly or those with weakened immune systems.  It can also cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.  For healthy adults, the symptoms are no picnic either.  They include fevers, severe headaches, nausea and diarrhea.?? The recalled products include six to eleven pound packages of “sliced and glazed fully cooked half ham” and 12 to 16 pound packages of whole ham.  HoneyBaked is also recalling three pound packages of “sliced and glazed cooked boneless turkey breast” as well as the smoked version of the turkey.??  The company has set up an 800-number for customer inquiries.??  The glazed ham and turkey was produced between September fifth and November 13th.  They were sold through the company’s catalog, on the Internet and at HoneyBaked stores and kiosks in the Toledo, Ohio, region.


The recalled products include: 6- to 11-pound packages of “sliced & glazed fully cooked half ham” with the establishment number “EST. 15875” and package codes 6261 through 6310. 12- to 16-pound packages of “sliced & glazed fully cooked whole ham” with establishment number “EST. 15875” and package codes between 6261 and 6310. 3-pound packages of “sliced and glazed cooked boneless turkey breast” with establishment number “P-15875,” product code 30505 02099 and package codes between 6248 and 6258. 3-pound packages of “sliced and glazed fully cooked smoked boneless turkey breast” with establishment number “P-15875,” product code 30504 02099 and package codes between 6248 and 6258.