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Ground Beef E. Coli Lawsuit

Ground Beef E. Coli Lawsuit

In 2019, nearly 200 people were infected with E. coli after eating ground beef from a variety of sources. Since then, more recalls have been issued for steaks, patties, and ground beef.

What You Can Do & How We Can Help

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting ground beef induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with E. coli, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Food Poisoning Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

UPDATE: Ground Beef, Kabobs & Gyros Recalled for E. Coli Risk

In October 2019, a recall was issued for Shop Rite® hamburgers, Landis® quarter-pound patties, gyro slices, beef gyros, hamburger patties, and beef kabobs due to a risk of E. coli contamination. The recalled beef products were distributed to institutions and retailers in Connecticut, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

65,000 Pounds of Beef Recalled for E. coli Risk

In October 2019, Pride of Florida recalled nearly 65,000 pounds of ground beef, beef steaks, and beef patties after a product tested positive for E. coli 0157:H7. No illnesses were reported. The recall involves certain cases of the following products:

  • Circle A® 85/15 Lean Ground Beef chubs
  • Circle A® 80/20 Ground Beef chubs
  • Clark’s 5® Chopped Beef Steaks
  • Clark’s 5® Chopped Pepper Steaks
  • Southeast Protein Purveyors® 81/19 Ground Beef Patties
  • Southeast Protein Purveyors® 81/19 Ground Beef
  • Southeast Protein Purveyors® 80/20 Ground Beef

Nearly 200 People Sick in Ground Beef E. Coli Outbreak

May 2019 — The CDC issued a Food Safety Alert to report that 196 people in 10 states were infected with E. coli after eating ground beef from a variety of sources since March 2019. The victims include 28 people who were hospitalized and 2 people who developed developed Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS), a type of kidney failure.

As of May 13, 2019, there were 196 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O103 in the following 10 states: Florida (5), Georgia (49), Illinois (1), Indiana (1), Kentucky (69), Minnesota (1), Mississippi (1), Ohio (12), Tennessee (55), and Virginia (2).

Grant Park Packing Recalls Ground Beef for E. Coli Risk

May 2019 — Grant Park Packing of Franklin Park, Illinois has recalled approximately 53,200 pounds of raw ground beef because it may be contaminated with E. coli O103. Click here to read more.

Lawsuit Filed by Woman Hospitalized with E. coli

A lawsuit was filed by a woman who was hospitalized with E. coli after she ate recalled ground beef sold by K2D Foods. Click here to read more.

Symptoms of E. coli Infection

The symptoms of E. coli infections often include very bad stomach cramps, diarrhea that may be bloody, and vomiting. Some people may also have a fever. Most people get better within a week.

Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

About 5-10% of people with E. coli infection develop a life-threatening complication called Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS), a type of kidney failure. People with HUS need to be hospitalized because their kidneys may stop working and they could die.

Do I have a Ground Beef E. coli Lawsuit?

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting ground beef induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with E. coli, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Food Poisoning Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

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