The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a Public Health Alert for Banquet brand and generic store brand frozen chicken and turkey pot pies due to the possibility Salmonella contamination. The pot pie products can be identified by a “P-9” printed on the side of the package.
The alert also states that FSIS is investigating a Missouri plant, which on October 9, ceased operations due to illnesses linked to their products. The reported illnesses were caused by Salmonella based on epidemiological evidence collected by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state public health departments.
The agency warns that consumers should not eat these pies.
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