Cargill Recalls Some Workers
Ground Turkey Unit Still Shuttered
Posted: October 28, 2011 at 5:54 a.m.
About 40 of the 130 workers laid off earlier this month have been rehired to work at Cargill’s Springdale processing facility, according to spokesman Michael Martin.
By The Numbers
• 50 percent: Amount of ground turkey that can test positive for salmonella and still pass federal inspection.
• 165 degrees: Internal temperature for fully cooked turkey burgers needed to kill salmonella.
• 36 million: Pounds of ground turkey recalled by Cargill in August linked to Salmonella Heidelberg pathogen.
• $17 million: Estimated value of Cargill’s lost ground turkey production since Sept. 12.
Source: Staff Report
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