SAN DIEGO — Managers at North County supermarkets Wednesday said that they had pulled all Diestel ready-to-eat turkey products from their shelves, after county health officials announced that the Sonoma-based company had voluntarily recalled nearly 7,000 pounds of product because of fears the meat was contaminated with bacteria.

County officials, meanwhile, said that local residents should check to make sure they do not have Diestel products at home, and if they do, to throw them out.

They said Diestel products were sold in San Diego County at Jimbo’s Naturally, Harvest Ranch Markets and Whole Food Markets.

The company recalled the turkey products because of questions that the meat could be contaminated with "listeria," a bacteria found in soil and water that can cause a rare but sometimes fatal disease.

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