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Butterball Ground Turkey Lawsuit

Butterball LLC has issued a nationwide recall for nearly 80,000 pounds of ground turkey products after 5 patients in 2 states were diagnosed with a rare strain of Salmonella Schwarzengrund, according to the USDA Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS).

Update: Butterball Recalls 78,0000 Pounds Turkey Over Salmonella Contamination

March 14, 2019 – This week, FSIS announced the recall of 78,164 pounds of raw ground turkey products over potential salmonella contamination. The concern is people may still have the recalled product inside their freezers.

All of the recalled Butterball Turkey products bear the establishment number EST. P-7345 inside the USDA mark of of inspection, and were shipped to retailers nationwide. Consumers who have purchased the recalled turkey are instructed to either discard it immediately or return it for a full refund.

Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one was diagnosed with a salmonella infection (salmonellosis) after eating Butterball Ground Turkey, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit against the manufacturer and our lawyers can help.

Which Butterball Turkey Products are Being Recalled?

This recall affects:

  • 48-oz. plastic wrapped tray containing “BUTTERBALL everyday Fresh Ground Turkey WITH NATURAL FLAVORING (85% LEAN/15% FAT)” with sell or freeze by date of 7/26/18, lot code 8188, and UPC codes 22655-71555 or 22655-71557 represented on the label.
  • 48-oz. plastic wrapped tray containing “BUTTERBALL everyday Fresh Ground Turkey WITH NATURAL FLAVORING (93% LEAN/7% FAT)” with sell or freeze by date of 7/26/18, lot code 8188 and UPC code 22655-71556 represented on the label.
  • 16-oz. plastic wrapped tray containing “BUTTERBALL everyday Fresh Ground Turkey WITH NATURAL FLAVORING (85% LEAN/15% FAT)” with sell or freeze by date of 7/26/18, lot code 8188 and UPC code 22655-71546 represented on the label.
  • 16-oz. plastic wrapped tray containing “BUTTERBALL everyday Fresh Ground Turkey WITH NATURAL FLAVORING (93% LEAN/7% FAT)” with sell or freeze by date of 7/26/18, lot code 8188 and UPC codes 22655-71547 or 22655-71561 represented on the label.
  • 48-oz. plastic wrapped tray containing “Kroger GROUND TURKEY FRESH 85% LEAN – 15% FAT” with sell or freeze by date of 7/26/18, lot code 8188, and UPC code 111141097993 represented on the label.
  • 48-oz. plastic wrapped tray containing “FOOD LION 15% fat ground turkey with natural flavorings” with sell or freeze by date of 7/26/18, lot code 8188 and UPC code 3582609294 represented on the label.

These items were produced on July 7, 2019, but FSIS is concerned that some of the turkey may still be in consumers’ freezers.

Salmonella Symptoms

Salmonella is estimated to cause about 1.2 million illnesses in the U.S. annually, resulting in 23,000 hospitalizations and 450 deaths, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Signs and symptoms of salmonella infection (salmonellosis) typically being 12 to 72 hours after infection and include diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps. Patients with compromised immune systems, the elderly, and children are most at risk for developing adverse reactions to salmonellosis.

Do I have a Butterball Ground Turkey Lawsuit?

The Food Poisoning Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Butterball Ground Turkey Lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new salmonella cases in all 50 states.

Free Case Evaluation: Again, if you were severely sickened after eating recalled Butterball Ground Turkey, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.

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