Federal Food Safety Inspectors report that several Jennie-O turkey products could possibly be linked to a salmonella outbreak. More than 91,000 pounds of Jennie-O’s Italian Seasoned, Taco Seasoned, 85% and 93% lean ground turkey has been recalled. This recall comes after nearly 160 patients in 35 states have be diagnosed with salmonella from eating one of these four turkey products.
Officials say that one patient’s death has also been linked to the Jennie-O Turkey. Investigations are still underway and more products could be recalled. If you have any of these Jennie-O turkey products in you freezer, return them to the store of purchase or throw them away.