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Turkey Burgers Suspect in Multistate Outbreak

Food Safety News

by Mary Rothschild | Apr 02, 2011

Twelve people are ill with Salmonella infection in 10 states -- Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Washington, and Wisconsin -- in an outbreak linked to Jennie-O Turkey Store turkey burgers.

The Minnesota-based company is recalling approximately 54,960 pounds of frozen, raw turkey burger that may be contaminated with Salmonella, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Friday.

FSIS advised that additional raw turkey products may be recalled and urged consumers to take extra care when preparing raw turkey.

Continue reading, "Turkey Burgers Suspect in Multistate Outbreak" at Food Safety News.

More on this outbreak: Jennie-O Turkey Burger Salmonella Outbreak

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