The CDC, Centers for Disease Control says raw turkey is the culprit. The CDC is investigating an outbreak of Salmonella and it is linked to raw turkey. About half the country is reporting illnesses, which include Colorado.

According to the CDC, about 90 people have become ill after eating ground turkey products. There is no recall at this time, however; the CDC is urging people to be very careful when preparing raw turkey products.

Wash your hands after touching raw turkey products, and make sure you heat it until it has an internal temperature of 165 to kill germs.

The CDS is also cautioning pet owners who buy raw turkey products for their pets to wash their hands after handling.

Signs and symptoms of Salmonella poisoning are fever diarrhea and stomach cramps.

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