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Academy Sports + Outdoors recalls turkey fryer

The turkey fryer spout can leak oil, posing a fire hazard

Photo source: CPSC
Academy Sports + Outdoors of Katy, Texas, is recalling about 3,000 Outdoor Gourmet Turkey Keg turkey fryers.

The turkey fryer spout can leak oil, posing a fire hazard.

The company has received two reports of a Turkey Keg leaking. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

This recall involves the Academy Sports + Outdoors Outdoor Gourmet Turkey Keg which is a turkey fryer made of stainless steel and powered by propane.

The fryer, including the legs, measures 34 inches high by 17 inches wide.

The item number is 157826 and is located on a label on one of the four legs.

The fryers, manufactured in China, were sold at Academy Sports + Outdoors stores and online at from October 2018, through December 2018, for about $150.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Outdoor Gourmet Turkey Keg and return it to any Academy Sports + Outdoors store for a full refund and a $50 Academy gift card.

Consumers may contact Academy Sports + Outdoors toll-free at (888) 922-2336 from 7 a.m. – 12 a.m. (CT) Monday through Friday, by email at or online at and click on the “Product Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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