78,000 pounds of ground turkey recalled due to Salmonella — RECALL ALERT

Butterball recalls nearly 80,000 pounds of turkey after salmonella cases

Butterball recalls nearly 80,000 pounds of turkey after salmonella cases

"Whole genome sequencing (WGS) analysis of 5 clinical isolates predicted antibiotic resistance to streptomycin, sulfisoxazole, and tetracycline, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported". Thursday evening, the CDC said the outbreak now involves six people in three states. The patients live in Minnesota, Wisconsin and North Carolina.

They also have instructed consumers who purchased ground turkey products to check them to make sure they have not been recalled. They bear establishment number "EST".

If you purchased these products you are urged to throw it out or return it to the place of purchase. One person has been hospitalized. The date codes are from May 2018 through December 2018. The confirmed case-patients range in age from less than 1 year to 71 years old. The Salmonella lawyers of Marler Clark have represented thousands of victims of Salmonella and other foodborne illness outbreaks and have recovered over $650 million for clients. So far, five people across two states have been sickened. Our Salmonella lawyers have litigated Salmonella cases stemming from outbreaks traced to a variety of foods, such as cantaloupe, tomatoes, ground turkey, salami, sprouts, cereal, peanut butter, and food served in restaurants.

The prepackaged products were produced on July 7, 2018, and shipped to stores nationwide.

So, check for 48-ounce and 16-ounce plastic trays of Butterball Everyday Fresh Ground Turkey with natural flavoring, 85% Lean/15% Fat and 93% Lean/7% Fat; 48-ounce trays Kroger Ground Turkey Fresh 85% Lean - 15% Fat; and 48-ounce trays of Food Lion 15% fat ground turkey with natural flavorings.

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The truck involved in the encounter has since been recovered, though the murder weapon has not, according to the police official. An assistant DA there referred a reporter to the office's public information officer, who was not immediately available.

To see labels from recalled products, please click on this image.

The FSIS did issue a warning for people who had the products housed inside their freezers.

For more information, review the FSIS's full recall alert. When available, the retail distribution list (s) will be posted on the FSIS website. Common best practices include not eating raw eggs or undercooked meats; refrigerating food properly; washing your hands after using the toilet or changing a diaper; washing your hands thoroughly when cooking; keeping kitchen surfaces clean; keeping cooked and uncooked food separate at all times; and washing raw fruits and vegetables before eating. It is a variant of the more common salmonella strain, the FSIS said.

Illustration of salmonella bacteria.

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