According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, another 63 people were infected with salmonella linked to raw turkey products.
As of February 13, 2019, 279 people had been infected with the epidemic strain of Salmonella in 41 states.
Sick people reported using many types and brands of raw turkey, and the CDC could not find the origin of the outbreak. He therefore goes ahead with the recalls and advises consumers to take precautions when they buy and eat raw turkey.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention:
On January 28, 2019, Woody's Deli Pet Food, Minnesota, recalledExternal raw food for pets to turkey. The recalled product was sold in 5-pound plastic containers marked "Woody's Pet Food Raw Deli, Free Range, Turkey" and was sold in Minnesota.
On December 21, 2018, the Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales Store, LLC, in Faribault, Minnesota, recalledExternal approximately 164 210 pounds of raw ground turkey. The recalled ground turkey was sold in 1 pound, 2.5 pound and 3 pound packages bearing establishment number "P-579". This is on the side of the product tray packaging.
On November 15, 2018, the Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales Store, LLC, in Barron, Wisconsin, recalledExternal approximately 147,276 pounds of raw ground turkey. The recalled chopped turkey was sold in pound packagings bearing the "P-190" establishment number. This is inside the USDA inspection mark.
On February 5, 2018, Raws for Paws of Minneapolis, MN, recalledExternal about 4,000 pounds of his 5-pound pills and 1 pound of ground turkey pet food.
Do not eat, sell or serve turkey recalled products.
CDC will update the advice to consumers and retailers if more information is available, such as a supplier or a type of raw turkey product linked to an illness.