A public well being alert has been issued for greater than 211,000 kilos of uncooked floor turkey merchandise as a consequence of considerations it might have induced salmonella in some shoppers.
The US Division of Agriculture issued a public well being alert as a substitute of a recall, as a result of it’s believed the merchandise are now not accessible for buy.
Nevertheless, the USDA mentioned it was involved the bottom turkey could possibly be frozen in shoppers’ freezers. The USDA mentioned the bottom turkey ought to be thrown away or returned to the place of buy.
The bottom turkey of concern was produced by Plainville Manufacturers, LLC in New Oxford, Pennsylvania from Dec. 18-29, 2020 and distributed nationwide, the USDA mentioned.
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The USDA’s Meals Security and Inspection Service is investigating 28 instances of salmonella throughout 12 states, with onset dates between Dec. 28, 2020 and March 4, 2021.
The FSIS suggested that uncooked floor turkey be cooked to a temperature of at the least 165 levels.