Six people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Schwarzengrund have been reported from 3 states.

Illnesses started on dates ranging from December 19, 2018 to February 2, 2019.

One person has been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported.

Epidemiologic and laboratory evidence indicates that ground turkey produced by Butterball, LLC is a likely source of this outbreak.

On March 13, 2019, Butterball, LLC recalled approximately 78,164 pounds of ground turkey products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Schwarzengrund.

Consumers should check their homes for Butterball brand ground turkey labeled with the establishment number “EST. P-7345”. Do not eat recalled ground turkey. Return it to the store or throw it away.