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Ground Turkey Linked to Salmonella Outbreak in 10 StatesGround Turkey Linked to Salmonella Outbreak in 10 States

April 4, 2011

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Ground Turkey Linked to Salmonella Outbreak in 10 States

WASHINGTONJennie-O Turkey Store announced a nationwide recall of approximately 54,960 pounds of frozen, raw turkey burger products after they were linked to 12 Salmonella cases in 10 states, USDAs Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced April 1.

The recall involves 4-pound boxes of Jennie-O Turkey Store® "All Natural Turkey Burgers with seasonings Lean White Meat" containing 12 individually wrapped 1/3-pound burgers. The products have a use by date of "DEC 23 2011" and an identifying lot code of "32710" through "32780" inkjetted on the side panel of each box. Establishment number "P-7760" is located within the USDA mark of inspection on the front of each box. The products were packaged on Nov. 23, 2010, and distributed to retail establishments 12 people in Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Washington and Wisconsin have been diagnosed with Salmonella Hadar infection, with illnesses occurring between December 2010 and March 2011. Three of the patients in Colorado, Ohio, and Wisconsin specifically reported eating this product prior to illness onset and hospitalization; the last of these illnesses was reported on March 14, 2011.

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