No Illnesses Reported Yet in Connecticut in Nationwide Salmonella Outbreak

As reported today in the Hartford Courant, leading meat processor Cargill announced that it is recalling 36 million pounds of ground turkey linked to a nationwide salmonella outbreak that has killed one person in California and sickened individuals in at least 26 states so far across the country.

The recall covers fresh and frozen ground turkey products produced at the company’s Springdale, Arkansas plant between February 20, 2011 through August 2, 2011.