Tyson Foods, Inc., of Sedalia, Missouri recalled 33,840 pounds of chicken due to a possible contamination with Salmonella Heidelberg. The chicken was produced on October 11, 2013 by mechanical separation. [ … ]
Yesterday morning, Cargill recalled 185,000 pounds of ground turkey. The ground turkey was processed at the same plant that had 36 million pounds of ground turkey recalled in early August. Despite how that sounds at first, this is an example of how the food industry should work.
One death and a total of 77 illnesses have been attributed to a drug-resistant variety of salmonella. The CDC has determined that the salmonella type is in ground turkey, but they’re not telling which producer has distributed the meat.