Jennie-O Recalls Turkey After Salmonella Poisoning in California
The recall affects approximately 54,960 pounds of frozen, raw turkey products sold in 4-pound boxes, according to a statement from the U.S. Department of Food and Safety Inspection Service.
Illinois, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, and Washington.
The last known illness was reported on March 14.
Affected products include the All Natural Turkey Burgers with seasonings Lean White Meat with a use by date of "DEC 23 2011" and lot codes between "32710" and "32780." These numbers can be found on the side panel of each box above the opening tear strip.
They recommend washing hands with warm soapy water for "at least 20 seconds before and after handling raw meat and poultry, and cook poultry, including ground turkey burgers, to 165° F, as determined with a food thermometer."