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Health officials cry fowl: Fake turkey recalls causes chaos, confusion across US

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Posted at 11:34 AM, Nov 25, 2014
and last updated 2014-11-25 13:41:07-05

Turkey buyers across the country were a bit confused after a fake news story was shared so many times, many thought it was true.

An article on the fake news website the National Report claims millions of birds are infected with the avian virus and turn green after being cooked.

As ridiculous as it sounds, many still fell prey to the report.

Health officials have confirmed the turkeys are safe.