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Spinach E. coli Lawsuit

Spinach E. coli Lawsuit

Josie’s Organics Baby Spinach has been linked to an outbreak of E. coli food poisoning illnesses in 7 states.

What You Can Do & How We Can Help

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting spinach induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with E. coli after eating spinach, 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.

FDA Investigates E. coli Outbreak Linked to Spinach

In November 2021, the FDA and CDC warned the public about an E. coli outbreak linked to spinach.

How Many People Got Sick?

As of November 15, 2021, at least 10 people have been infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7 from 7 states, including Iowa, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and South Dakota, between October 15 and October 27, 2021, according to the CDC outbreak investigation.

Josie’s Organics Spinach Tests Positive for E. coli

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture reported that a sample of Josie’s Organics Baby Spinach from a sick person’s home tested positive for E. coli O157:H7. The product had a “Best-If-Used-By” date of October 23, 2021 and it was sold in a plastic clamshell.

What is E. coli O157:H7?

E. coli O157:H7 is a Shiga-toxin producing strain of bacteria that can cause severe intestinal infections in people. Around 10-15% of people who are infected with this strain develop a life-threatening type of kidney failure called Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS).

Symptoms of an E. coli Infection

  • Diarrhea (may be bloody)
  • Vomiting
  • Severe stomach cramps
  • Fever
  • Dehydration (dry mouth, dizziness, not peeing much)

Do I have a Spinach E. coli Lawsuit?

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting spinach induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with E. coli after eating spinach, 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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