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Butterball LLC is recalling ground turkey items due to the presence of plastic.

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More than 14,000 pounds of ground turkey are being recalled after the discovery of plastic in the meat, according to the Food Safety and Inspection Service of the US Department of Agriculture.

The Inspection Department reported that Butterball LLC was recalling ground turkey items produced on September 28. The recalled products include 2.5-pound platters of Farm to Family Butterball all-natural ground turkey with a freeze date of October 18 and 3. – trays of pounds of Kroger ground turkey with a freeze date of October 17th. For case codes and time stamps, see the Inspection Service website at

Inspection said the problem was discovered after a consumer reported finding a piece of blue plastic embedded in the ground turkey.

Consumers who have purchased the products must throw them away or return them to the place of purchase.

Dog food recall

Tuffy’s Pet Foods recalls its Pure Vita Salmon Dog Food for High Vitamin D Levels.

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The United States Food and Drug Administration has not reported any new food recalls in the past week, but has issued a voluntary recall of Tuffy’s Pet Foods. The company recalls approximately 1,600 cases of its Pure Vita salmon appetizer dog food due to the potentially high levels of vitamin D.

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Consuming high levels of vitamin D in dog foods can cause unwanted effects in dogs of all sizes, including vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling, and loss of mind. weight. Excessive levels can lead to serious health problems in dogs, including kidney dysfunction, according to the FDA.

No illnesses have been reported to date, but Tuffy’s recommends that dogs who have consumed the pet food and are showing any of the above signs see a veterinarian.

The recalled product was sold in a Tetrapak box with a UPC code of 073893962021, with expiration dates of June 29, 2023 and September 1, 2023.

The recall was initiated after Tuffy’s was informed by the manufacturer of the product that dog food may contain high levels of vitamin D.

Consumers who purchased the dog food should return the product to their retailer for a full refund.

Bike reminder

Specialized Bicycle Components is recalling its Tarmac SL7 bikes and frames due to risk of falls and injury.

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The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission has also reported only one new recall in the past week. Specialized Bicycle Components recalls its Tarmac SL7 Bicycles and framesets, as the steerer tube of the bicycle may crack or break after a strong impact, such as a deep pothole, causing a fall.

The company has received two reports of the tube rupturing after a frontal impact, although no injuries were reported.

The bikes were sold at authorized retailers across the country from July 2020 through August 2021.

Consumers should stop using the bikes and contact the company at 877-808-8154 for a free inspection and repair.

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