As the investigation continues health officials are surveying everyone who became infected to get a better idea of what they ate, when and where they purchased the turkey.
The one-pound packages of ground turkey affected include two varieties of plain ground turkey, 85 percent lean and 93 percent lean, as well as packages labeled either taco or Italian seasoned.
The raw ground turkey products items were produced on September 11, 2018.
The recall was the first - not counting pet food - tied to a widespread and ongoing outbreak that has resulted in one death and 164 reported illnesses in 35 states. "15% FAT" with a "Use by" date of 10/02/2018.
1-pound packages of "Jennie-O ITALIAN SEASONED GROUND TURKEY" with a "Use by" date of October 2, 2018. One person died in California and 63 people have gone to the hospital, CNN reported.
While the recalled products have passed their "use by" dates, the concern is that you might still have some recalled turkey in your freezer.
The following products are subject to recall. Symptoms of salmonella infection include diarrhea, abdominal pain and fever.
"In the meantime, it's important that consumers know they can purchase and safely consume these products", the agency added. Children under 5, the elderly, and people with weakened immune systems are more likely to have severe illness from contaminated food that could lead to hospitalization.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. In addition to discarding the product associated with this recall, consumers can protect themselves now and in the future by ALWAYS cooking their turkey, and other poultry products thoroughly, to a safe internal temperature of 165 degrees, as measured using a food thermometer.
Thaw turkeys in the refrigerator, not on the counter.