Jennie-O Turkey Store Recalls Raw Ground Turkey Products due to Salmonella Reading
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales, LLC, a Barron, Wisconsin recalled ~147,276 pounds of raw ground turkey products that may be associated with the illness outbreak of Salmonella Reading, reported earlier. The products were shipped to retail locations nationwide. FSIS, and its public health partners, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Arizona Department of Health Services, has been conducting traceback activities for a sample of Jennie-O brand ground turkey in an intact, unopened package from a case-patient’s home. The patient tested positive for Salmonella Reading and the sample from the ground turkey matches the outbreak strain. FSIS, the CDC, and state public health and agriculture partners have been working together on an illness cluster involving 164 case-patients in 35 states. Patients have reported eating different types and brands of turkey products purchased from many different stores, handling raw turkey pet food and/or raw turkey, or working with live turkeys or living with someone who handled live turkeys. @ https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2018/recall-112-2018-release
Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales, LLC Recalls Raw Ground Turkey Products due to Possible Salmonella Reading Contamination
Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales, LLC, a Barron, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 91,388 pounds of raw ground turkey products that may be associated with an illness outbreak of Salmonella Reading.