Michigan Company Recalls Turkey Lunch Meat For Contamination

Food safety officials say that a western Michigan company is recalling turkey lunch meat because of bacterial contamination.

HOLLAND, Mich. (AP) — Food safety officials say that a western Michigan company is recalling turkey lunch meat because of bacterial contamination.

The Michigan Department of Agriculture announced the recall Monday. It says that Earl's Meats in Holland is making the recall after a sample tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes.

The state says that eating food contaminated with Listeria can have high fevers, severe headaches, neck stiffness and nausea. The disease is sometimes fatal.

The recalled meat was sold from the retail cooler at Earl's Meats in Holland and is has sell-by dates from Feb. 24, 2015 to March 3, 2015.

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