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Turkey fryers are being recalled by Academy Sports + Outdoors due to fire hazard

Pic1_53Academy Sports + Outdoors is recalling about 3,000 outdoor gourmet turkey keg turkey fryers.

The turkey fryer spout can leak oil, posing a fire hazard. Academy Sports + Outdoors 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 turkey fryers were sold at Academy Sports + Outdoors stores and online at from October 2018 through December 2018 for about $150.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled outdoor gourmet turkey keg and return it to any Academy Sports + Outdoors store for a refund and a $50 Academy gift card, the company, and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission advise.

For more information, call Academy Sports + Outdoors at 888-922-2336 from 7 a.m. to 12 a.m. CT, Monday through Friday, email, or visit and click on the Product Recalls at the bottom of the page.


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