The first sickness was in March and the first signs of a salmonella outbreak appeared in May. Yet investigators waited until August to announce a recall.
Remember the massive Jennie-O Turkey Burger recall from last weekend? Now, the CDC is reporting the outbreak strain of Salmonella Hadar bacteria responsible for the contamination is resistant to many commonly prescribed antibiotics.
If you’re thinking of making turkey burgers for dinner tonight – you may want to check your freezer.