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Romaine Lettuce Recall Lawsuit

Romaine Lettuce Recall Lawsuit

In June 2018, an outbreak of E. coli food poisoning was linked to romaine lettuce that was grown in Yuma, Arizona. The outbreak sickened at least 210 people in 36 states, including 5 people who died.

What You Can Do & How We Can Help

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting E. Coli induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know was diagnosed with E. Coli after eating lettuce or salads from Panera Bread, Papa Murphy’s, Red Lobster, or other restaurants, 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.

Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak

On June 28, the CDC reported that 210 people in 36 states were infected E. coli O157:H7 after eating contaminated romaine lettuce that was grown in Yuma, Arizona.

The outbreak hospitalized 96 people, including 27 people who developed a type of kidney failure known as Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS). Five people died in Arkansas, California, Minnesota (2), and New York.

What is the Problem?

During the outbreak from March to June 2018, the CDC warned against eating ALL pre-cut romaine lettuce, including salads and bagged salad mixes containing romaine lettuce. The lettuce was sold at grocery stores and at restaurants like Papa Murphy’s, Panera Bread, and Red Lobster.

Panera Bread Lawsuits

At least 2 lawsuits were filed against Panera Bread by women who were hospitalized with severe food poisoning after eating lettuce salads. The 1st lawsuit was filed by Louise Fraser, a woman who required 3 blood transfusions, and developed Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome. The 2nd lawsuit was filed by Robin Hall, a woman who became “violently ill” and was hospitalized for 10 days.

Papa Murphy’s Lawsuit

In May 2018, a lawsuit was filed against Papa Murphy’s by the family of a 6 year-old boy who developed Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS) after eating a salad with contaminated lettuce. The boy was hospitalized for 16 days with kidney failure.

Symptoms of E. coli Food Poisoning

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

Do I Have Romaine Lettuce Lawsuit?

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting E. Coli induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know was diagnosed with E. Coli after eating lettuce or salads from Panera Bread, Papa Murphy’s, Red Lobster, or other restaurants, 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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