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Romaine Lettuce Recall Lawsuit

Romaine Lettuce Recall Lawsuit

Recently, Freshway Foods and Vaughan Foods recalled romaine lettuce with use by dates in May of 2010 due to E. coli contamination.

What You Can Do & How We Can Help

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting romaine lettuce side effect claims in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with E. coli food poisoning after eating romaine lettuce, you should contact our firm immediately for a free case consultation. Please click here to contact our Food Poisoning Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

More Romaine Lettuce Recall Information

Freshway Foods and Vaughan Foods have both recalled romaine lettuce due to E. coli contamination. The Freshway lettuce has a use by date of May 12 or earlier. Vaughan Foods recalled romaine lettuce with use by dates of May 9th and 10th. Both companies buy lettuce from Andrew Smith Company and it is believed that the lettuce originally came from the same farm. So far, there have been at least 29 reported cases of food poising traced to the romaine lettuce. Over half of the cases have been confirmed. The lettuce was distributed in several states, and cases have been confirmed in Michigan, New York, and Ohio. Some of the people who got sick have been diagnosed with HUS, a serious complication of E. coli food poisoning.

The Freshway lettuce was sold also sold under the Imperial Sysco brand name. The Freshway lettuce product was sold to distributors in Alabama, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. The lettuce was also sold for use in in-store salad bars and delis for Kroger, Giant Eagle, Ingles Markets, and Marsh stores. The Vaughan lettuce was only sold to food distributors and restaurants.

Recalled Romaine Lettuce Side Effects:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal Cramps
  • Bloody Diarrhea
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS)

Do I Have Romaine Lettuce Lawsuit?

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting romaine lettuce side effect claims in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with E. coli food poisoning after eating romaine lettuce, you should contact our firm immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Product Liability Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

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