Some 36,854 pounds of chicken and turkey salad products, including some included in ready-to-eat meals sold at Trader Joe's are being recalled because they may contain hard silica and glass fragments, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said in a statement.
The products subject to recall include 10.5-oz. clear plastic individual serving packages containing Trader Joe’s White Meat Chicken Salad with celery, carrots and green onions with a use by date of Nov. 10 - 21; 11-oz. clear plastic individual serving packages containing Trader Joe’s curried white chicken deli salad with toasted cashews, green onion and a bit of honey with a use by date of Nov. 10 - 21; and 10.25-oz. clear plastic individual serving packages containing Trader Joe's turkey cranberry apple salad turkey breast meat with sweet dried cranberries, tangy green apples, pecans and sage with a use by date of Nov. 10 - 21.
The company that made the products is Green Cuisine, a California company. The products have establishment number P-40299 inside the USDA mark of inspection.
The salads were shipped to locations in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Louisiana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Washington, according to the USDA statement.
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The products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
The problems were discovered after a consumer complaint, the statement says.