Macon County Public Health issues alert for salmonella in recalled ground turkey
An official recall has been issued for ground turkey products. Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation, a Springdale, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 36 million pounds of ground turkey products that may be contaminated with a multi-drug resistant strain of Salmonella. The full recall notice can be accessed here:
The North Carolina Environmental Health Division, as well as local health departments, is staying updated on the situation. All local health departments across the state are on alert for salmonellarelated illnesses due to consumption of ground turkey. In Macon County, local health inspectors are checking their food establishments to make sure no potentially contaminated ground turkey is present or in use.