Check your freezers. The USDA is Recalling the Turkey Butterball, where people in two States became ill with Salmonella.
Inspection service for food safety, collaborating with the Federal centers for control and disease prevention and representatives of health and agriculture of Wisconsin, found in packaged raw Turkey pathogenic microorganisms.
At the moment there are about 5 people who became ill with salmonellosis after consuming the products. 4 of them lived in Wisconsin. Another victim from another state, but which is still unknown.
Butterball has decided to withdraw 164 78 pounds (35.5 tons) turkeys, which may be infected with a strain of Salmonella Schwarzengrund. Potentially infected batch was sold throughout America, therefore, at risk are people in all States.
— wdsu (@wdsu) March 14, 2019
In the recalled batch of turkeys consists of the following products:
- Plastic tray of Butterball Everyday Fresh Ground Turkey with Natural Flavoring 15% fat (48 ounces). With the date of manufacture — July 26, 2018 and UPC codes 22655-71555 or 22655-71557 on the label.
- Plastic tray with Turkey “Butterball Everyday Fresh Ground” 7% fat (48 ounces). The label indicates date of manufacture, and frozen — July 26, 2018, batch code — 8188 and UPC code 22655-71556.
- Plastic tray with Turkey “Butterball Everyday Fresh Ground” 15% fat (16 oz). A manufacturing date July 26, 2018, code consignment — 8188 and UPC code 22655-71546 on the label.
- Plastic tray with “Butterball Everyday Fresh Ground Turkey” 7% fat (16 oz). On the label UPC codes 22655-71547 or 22655-71561, batch code – 8188 and the freezing date — July 26, 2018.
- Plastic tray with “Kroger Ground Turkey Fresh” 15% fat (48 ounces). On the label UPC code 11114109799, product code – 8188 and the date of freezing — July 26, 2018.
- Plastic tray with “Food Lion 15% Fat Ground Turkey with Natural Flavorings” (48 ounces) of these on the package code 8188 party and UPC code 3582609294 and freeze date — July 26, 2018.
To take a closer look, how to look the recalled products can be found by clicking on this link.
The USDA reminds you that the consumption of food contaminated with Salmonella can cause salmonellosis – an acute intestinal infection.
The Turkey was produced last year, but USDA is worried that she still might be people in freezers. According to the Agency, the health risks associated with the use of this Turkey, extremely high.
“People who have purchased these products are urged not to use them — highlights USDA — This Turkey needs to be thrown away or returned to the store.”
Ill, you may face symptoms such as diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever, which usually occur within 12-72 hours after eating contaminated food. Most often, the illness lasts four to seven days, after which the symptoms gradually disappear.
Especially dangerous is the disease for the elderly, infants and people with weakened immune systems.
Butterball Turkey recalled after 5 people in two States became ill with salmonellosis updated: March 14, 2019 author: Katerina Denisova