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Monday, April 4, 2011

A Little Salmonella with Your Turkey? . . .

If you're vegan this won't be of any great concern unless you know people that do eat meat. . .

An excerpt from the FDA alert:

Minnesota Firm Recalls Turkey Burger Products Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination
Consumers alerted to cook all raw turkey products to 165° F, using extra care to prevent illness
Recall Release CLASS I RECALL

Congressional and Public Affairs
(202) 720-9113
Catherine Cochran

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2011 -
Jennie-O Turkey Store, a Willmar, Minn. establishment, is recalling approximately 54,960 pounds of frozen, raw turkey burger products that may be contaminated with Salmonella, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. As FSIS continues its investigation of illnesses related to this recall, additional raw turkey products may be recalled. As a result, FSIS is alerting consumers to take extra care when preparing all raw turkey products.

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