people should avoid eating pot pies linked to cases of salmonella. Here’s more:More reason to avoid prepackaged processed foods. Reuters reports that
The USDA's public health alert applied to Banquet brand turkey and chicken pot pies and store-brand not-ready-to-eat pot pies with "P-9" printed on the side of the package, said USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service.Yuck!
FSIS said it was investigating a Missouri establishment that voluntarily ceased operations on Tuesday "due to reported illnesses linked to their products." FSIS said it conferred over the weekend with public health officials, who said their work suggested a meat product was a potential source of contamination. FSIS sent investigators to the plant on Monday.
Consumers should not eat the turkey and chicken pot pies covered by the alert, said FSIS, until it determines the source, products and potential production dates of contamination and proper cooking instructions.