Texas Tripe Inc. of Detroit TX recalls, Texas Tripe brand name products: Ground Turkey Necks, Chicken Tripe complete, Ground chicken W/bone, Shepherd blend, Chicken Pork Salmon W/egg, Chicken Blend Green Tripe, Phat Katz, Senior Pro, All-Star Bully Blend, Beef Blend, Duck-Rabbit, Goat Tripe Complete, Boneless Chicken Blend, Turkey Pork Blend, Beef Tripe& Ground Rabbit, and Wolf Run.
Lot #’s affected: 19148, 19419, 19150, 19151, 19154, 19155, 19156, 19157, 19158, 19161, 19162, 19163, 19164, 19165, 19168, 19169, 19170, 19171, 19172, 19175, 19176, 19177, 19178, 19179, 19181, and 19182
Because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short term symptoms such as high ever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
Products (listed above) were distributed in Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Louisiana, Kansas, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Indiana, California, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, Virginia, S. Carolina, Nevada, New Mexico, Arizona, Idaho, Wisconsin, N Carolina, Nebraska, Wyoming, Montana, Utah, Missouri, Arkansas, Tennessee, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, and Kentucky. Directly to the end user, via either FedEx or Delivery Truck.
The Products (listed above) were sold as case sale only. They come in either 20# or a 40# case with a label located on the end of the box describing the product and supplying the lot number.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The potential contamination was found after a routine investigation performed by the state of Texas. Texas Tripe found a possible source of contamination and have since made the corrective action.