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Butterball recalls more than 78,000 pounds of ground turkey

Another food item has been recalled this week due to salmonella contamination.

More than 78,000 pounds of Butterball ground turkey has been recalled, as the meat may be contaminated with salmonella bacteria. According to the food and safety inspection service, the turkey was produced on July 7, 2018.

So far, five individuals in two states have gotten sick from the meat.
Signs that you may have been infected with the bacteria include diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Most people will recover without treatment.

If symptoms persist more than 7 days, contact your medical provider.

For more information, visit the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service Website.