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Shrimp Food Poisoning Lawsuit

Shrimp Food Poisoning Lawsuit

Multiple recalls have been issued for shrimp products, including sushi shrimp and frozen shrimp, due to a risk of food poisoning.

What You Can Do & How We Can Help

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting shrimp induced food poisoning cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with food poisoning after eating recalled shrimp, 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.

Kader Exports Recalls Shrimp for Salmonella Risk

In August 2020, Kader Exports recalled frozen shrimp due to a risk of Salmonella contamination. The recall involves pre-cooked, frozen, peeled, and de-veined shrimp sold in 1lb, 1.5lb., and 2lb. retail bags between February 2020 and May 2020.

The recall involves the following brand-name products:

  • AQUA STAR RESERVE Cooked, Peeled and Deveined, Tail-on, Shripm (1lb-bags)
  • CENSEA Cooked, Tail Off, Shrimp, Peeled and Deveined Shrimp
  • FRESH MARKET Cocktail Shrimp
  • KIRKLAND Signature Cooked, Peeled and Deveined, Tail-on and Tail-Off (2lb-bags)
  • UNISTAR White Shrimp Cooked
  • TOPS Cooked Shrimp
  • COLOSSAL Shrimp
  • WELLSLEY FARMS Extra Large Cooked Shrimp

AFC Sushi Recalls Supermarket Sushi Shrimp for Vibrio Infection Risk

In March 2020, AFC Distribution Corp. (also known as AFC Sushi) recalled Cooked Butterfly Tail-On Whiteleg Shrimp (Sushi Ebi), Lot #2019.10.02, utilized in various prepared menu offerings with sell-by dates from 02/19/2020 to 03/13/2020, because it may be contaminated with Vibrio parahaemolyticus.

AFC is the largest franchisor of supermarket-based sushi bars in the U.S., with over 3,300 sushi bars in retail sectors nationwide.

The recalled shrimp was distributed to retail AFC sushi counters, where it was used to make sushi items at grocery stores, cafeterias, and corporate dining centers.

The products were recalled in the following states: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, AD, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NM, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WV, WY.

What is Vibrio?

Vibrio parahaemolyticus is a bacteria found in saltwater that can cause a gastrointestinal illness in people. The symptoms of an infection usually appear within 24 hours, and may include:

  • Watery diarrhea
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Bloody diarrhea

The illness typically lasts 1 to 7 days. Most people recover on their own without needing medical treatment. A severe illness is rare and occurs most often in people with weakened immune systems.

Do I have a Shrimp Food Poisoning Lawsuit?

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting shrimp induced food poisoning cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with food poisoning after eating recalled shrimp, 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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