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A -- massive food recall to warn you about this morning the USDA saying that -- giant cargo all.
Is recalling 36 million pounds of ground Turkey.
That's linked to one death in California and at least 76 cases of Salmonella in 26 states from coast.
-- coast -- -- -- is live in Washington -- -- -- give us the context here Peter how serious is this public health risk.
-- this -- -- class one recall where the health risk -- high according to the Food Safety and Inspection Service that's part of the USDA.
Another thing to look out for any ground Turkey it says -- nine Sikhs the re on the inside of the USDA inspection label PE 963.
At least seven -- seven people of an affected by this outbreak strain of Salmonella in 26 states.
From the Atlantic to the Pacific one of them has died and that's -- Cargill is -- -- and 36 million pounds of its fresh and frozen ground Turkey.
Made -- a plant in Springdale Arkansas you can see the cases are spread out all over the map and this is why.
When we see a lot of animals whether they're birds or -- And being ground -- -- and it's.
Parceled out were more likely to see one illness or of one pathogens.
Spread out amongst lots of packages for consumers.
All the recalled.
Ground Turkey was produced between February 20 and August 2 of this year the USDA says the most common symptoms of Salmonella are diarrhea stomach cramps and fever within six to 72 hours -- chills headache -- and nausea and vomiting.
For up to a week Allison.
-- sounds horrible so Peter other than looking for that number on the packaging what else -- Consumers -- to do to protect themselves.
All out it's actually okay -- -- not to -- even the contaminated Turkey as long as it's cooked to at least a 165 degrees but the government has some other pointers to keep people -- they say make sure you wash your hands with warm water and soap for twenty seconds before and after touching any rob me.
Keep the raw stuff away from anything that's not going to be cooked and refrigerate raw meat within two hours of buying it.
One hour if it's going to be more than ninety degrees in the car or in your kitchen or wherever you keep.
Your ground Turkey.
Alison you know they say that the way you know it's twenty seconds of washing your hands is just -- happy birthday.
I've heard that's -- Thanks so how much you need that in mind to do that thanks for the -- interview --
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