Popular Turkey Burgers Recalled Because of Salmonella

27 Tons of Turkey Burgers Recalled

Salmonella Sickens 12 in 10 States; Other Raw Turkey Products May Be Recalled
By Daniel J. DeNoon
WebMD Health News
Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD

The recall includes 4-pound boxes of Jennie-O Turkey Store “All Natural Turkey Burgers with seasonings Lean White Meat.”  Each box contains 12 one-third-pound turkey burgers, each individually wrapped.

All of the products were sold at Sam’s Club stores nationwide.

The recalled products have several identifiers:

  • The UPC code 042222 261081
  • A use-by date of “DEC 23 2011” and lot codes of 32710 through 32780 on the side panel of each box just above the tear strip.
  • The establishment number P-7760 within the USDA inspection mark on the front of each box.

An investigation by the CDC and the USDA’s Food Safety Inspection Service found three patients in Colorado, Ohio, and Wisconsin who specifically recalled eating the Jennie-O product. Overall, there have been 12 illnesses reported in Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Washington.

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