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Butterball recalls 39 tons of ground turkey

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WSIL -- Butterball is recalling 39 tons of ground turkey products. There have been six reported cases of people sickened from salmonella since December.
The cases were reported in Minnesota, Wisconsin and North Carolina. No deaths have been reported.

Food safety inspectors say the prepacked raw ground turkey was produced July 7, 2018 and has a use-or-sell-by date of July 26, 2018.

"Because these products were packaged nine months ago, it is highly unlikely any of the product will be found in retail stores, but it is possible that consumers may have product in their freezers," Butterball spokeswoman Christa Leupen said.

Impacted products have the establishment number "EST. P-7345" inside the USDA mark of inspection, while carrying these UPC code/batch codes:

Butterball Fresh Everyday Ground Turkey All Natural 85% Lean / 15% Fat, Tray Pack 16-ounce UPC 22655-71546;

Butterball Fresh Everyday Ground Turkey All Natural 93% Lean / 7% Fat, Tray Pack 16-ounce UPC 22655-71561;

Butterball Fresh Everyday Ground Turkey 85% Lean / 15% Fat, Tray Pack 48-ounce UPC 22655-71555;

Butterball Fresh Everyday Ground Turkey All Natural 85% Lean / 15% Fat, Tray Pack 48-ounce UPC 22655-71557;

Kroger Fresh Ground Turkey 85% Lean / 15% Fat, Tray Pack 48-ounce UPC 111141097993;

Food Lion 15% Fat Ground Turkey with Natural Flavorings, Tray Pack 48-ounce UPC 3582609294;

Butterball Fresh Everyday Ground Turkey All Natural 93% Lean / 7% Fat, Tray Pack 48-ounce UPC 22655-71556;

Butterball All Natural Ground Turkey 85% Lean / 15% Fat, Tray Pack 16-ounce UPC 22655-71547.

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