Salmonella related food poisoning is a serious health concern in the United States. Infections can lead to hospitalization and even death, especially in the elderly, children and those with weakened immune systems.
What You Can Do & How We Can Help
The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting Salmonella induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been severely injured or died, 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.
Salmonella Recalls 2016
- August 10, 2016 — Alfalfa Sprouts Extraordinaire
- July 29, 2016 — Chapel Hill Creamery cheese
- June 8, 2016 — Nature Made vitamins
- March 10, 2016 — Trader Joe’s and Wonderful Pistachios
- February 19, 2016 — Alfalfa Sprouts from Sweetwater Farms
- February 4, 2016 — RAW Organic Shake & Meal Replacement
- January 18, 2016 — Trader Joe’s Raw Cashew Pieces
Salmonella Recalls 2015
- December 3, 2015 — JEM Raw Chocolate Nut Butters
- October 14, 2015 — Dole Spinach
- October 6, 2015 — Texas Star Nut and Food Co Macadamia Nuts
- October 2, 2015 — Aspen Foods Frozen, Raw Chicken Breasts
- August 14, 2015 — Whole hogs for BBQ pig-roasts
- July 29, 2015 — Kroger seasonings (garlic powder, bacon bits, black pepper, and cinnamon)
- July 16, 2015 — Frozen chicken
- July 13, 2015 — Barber Foods Frozen Chicken
- July 7, 2015 — Antioch Farms Chicken Cordon Bleu
- June 26, 2015 — Whole Foods Macadamia Nuts
- May 22, 2015 — Raw tuna in sushi
- April 28, 2015 — Raw pine nuts
- April 20, 2015 — Whole Foods macadamia nuts
- April 10, 2015 — Macadamia nuts
- March 30, 2015 — Aurora Products trail mixes and nuts
- March 20, 2015 — Wegmans Organic Walnut Halves & Pieces
- March 17, 2015 — Frontier, Simply Organic, and Whole Foods Garlic
- March 17, 2015 — Trader Joe’s Walnuts
- February 5, 2015 — Whole Foods Macadamia Nuts
UPDATE: Kapowsin Meats Salmonella Outbreak Over After Nearly 200 Sickened
December 3, 2015 — An outbreak of antibiotic-resistant Salmonella linked to pork products from Kapowsin Meats appears to be over after sickening 192 people in 5 states, according to the CDC. Click here to read more.
October 20, 2015 — A man has been awarded nearly $11.4 million after he was disabled by a severe Salmonella infection after eating at Old Country Buffet in Wyoming. Click here to read more.
September 8, 2015 — Cucumbers from Mexico are likely to blame for an outbreak of Salmonella that has infected 285 people in 27 states and killed a 99 year-old woman, according to a warning from the CDC. Click here to read more.
January 22, 2015 — In an effort to prevent 50,000 cases of food poisoning per year, the USDA has announced a new set of rules that would limit the acceptable level of Salmonella and Campylobacter contamination on chicken and turkey. Click here to read more.
What is Salmonella?
Salmonella is bacteria that can cause an infection known as salmonellosis. The infection can be serious or even deadly, especially for young children, the elderly, and people with weakened immune systems.
Most healthy adults recover without the need for medical attention, but some experience severe diarrhea or invasive infections that they need to be treated in a hospital.
Salmonella infection can spread from the intestines to the bloodstream, and then to other parts of the body. Also, in rare cases, a person may develop Reiter’s syndrome (reactive arthritis) which causes pain in their joints, irritation of the eyes, and painful urination. Reiter’s syndrome can last for months or years, and can lead to chronic arthritis.
Salmonella related food poisoning usually develops within the first 12-72 hours after ingesting the contaminated food and can last anywhere from 4 to 7 days. Symptoms may include:
- Repeated diarrhea, which may be bloody
- Abdominal cramps
- Severe abdominal pain
- Irritation and inflammation of the digestive tract
Do I Have a Salmonella Lawsuit?
The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting food poisoning induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with Salmonella, 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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