Jennie-O recalls more than 164,000 pounds of ground turkey

Published: Dec. 22, 2018 at 11:30 AM EST
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Jennie-o is recalling more than 164-thousand pounds of raw ground turkey products, according to the U.S Department of Agriculture.

There are concerns the turkey may be contaminated with salmonella.

The recall comes as the CDC reported 52 new cases of illness associated with an outbreak strain of salmonella found in various turkey products.They include live turkeys, raw turkey pet food and other kinds of raw turkey.

More than 200 people in 38 states have fallen ill from the outbreak since November 2017.

The recalled Jennie-O turkey products were produced at the company's Faribault, Minnesota, plant October 22nd and 23rd.

They are marked with the establishment number "P-579" and sold in one, two-and-a-half and three-pound packages.