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Jennie-O Turkey Recalls Raw Ground Turkey Products due to Possible Salmonella Reading Contamination
Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales,has issued a recall for approximately 91,388 pounds of raw ground turkey products that may be associated with an illness outbreak of Salmonella. There is a concern that some product may be frozen and in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
Protection from Wildfire Smoke Inhalation
California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith is advising residents where wildfires have been burning, along with people in the smoke’s path, to stay indoors and reduce outdoor activity.
Family and Food Safety First this Thanksgiving
Eating healthy this Thanksgiving begins with basic home food safety practices that are known to reduce the risk of foodborne illnesses. The Monterey County Health Department is reminding all cooks entering the kitchen this season to follow the Fight BAC!® basics of home food safety: Clean, Separate, Cook, and Chill.
If you have recently experienced flooding in your home or business, these documents may be of help to you:
LOOKING FOR YOUR PET AFTER A FLOOD?
Start by checking the Monterey County Animal Services homepage at www.mtyhd.org/pets for lost pets or call them at directly (831) 769-8850. Just want to leave a message? Call the dispatch line at (831) 769-8856. You may also contact your local SPCA at www.spcamc.org for any pets that have been turned in or call them directly at (831) 373-2631.
WHERE TO GET SAND, EMPTY OR PRE-FILLED SANDBAGS
For those needing sandbags during this weather event, please use the following information to get the resources needed to protect your property.
Those needing ready-to-go sandbags or empty sandbags to fill, those can be found at local fire stations. Here is a link to a list of these stations. Residents and businesses can also check with their nearest fire station as to availability. Sandbag Distribution List
Sand pile locations are maintained and replenished by County Public Works. These locations do not have empty sandbags, only sand. Here are those locations: List of locations