Cargill Value Added Meats, one of the largest turkey processors in the country and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cargill, Inc., an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services, announced today that it is recalling nearly 36 million pounds of fresh and frozen ground turkey produced at its facility in
USDA’s published recommendations for safely roasting a turkey are:
* Set your oven temperature no lower than 325 °F.
* Place your turkey or
Come Friday, it’s likely that some people won’t be giving thanks. Because if not handled properly, the turkeys that adorn Thanksgiving tables can host more than stuffing.
There’s the norovirus that can produce "acute-onset vomiting, watery non-bloody diarrhea with abdominal cramps, and nausea" according to the Center for Disease Control.
And that’s not all. Bacteria…
Carol-Ann Julson of the Peterborough Examiner reminds us that stuffing turkeys should be done just before roasting, and not in advance, to ensure safety.
When cooking a stuffed turkey, use a meat thermometer. The temperature should read 180 F when placed in the thigh, and 165 F when placed in the center of the dressing.…