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Walmart Salad Lawsuit

Walmart Salad Lawsuit

Walmart recalled several Marketside® bagged salad products after an outbreak of Cyclospora parasite infections.

What You Can Do & How We Can Help

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting Walmart salad induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with a Cyclospora parasite infection from eating recalled salad, 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.

What is the Problem?

In June 2020, more than 100 types of bagged salads were recalled after hundreds of people were infected with Cyclopora parasites.

The salads were produced by Fresh Express in Streamwood, Illinois. They contain iceberg lettuce, red cabbage, and carrot ingredients.

Fresh Express recalled salads under a variety of brand-names. They were sold at Walmart, Giant Eagle, ALDI, Jewel-Osco, and Hy-Vee in the Midwest, East Coast, and Southern U.S.

Walmart Expands Salad Recall for Cyclospora Risk

On June 27, Fresh Express expanded a recall for Marketside® bagged salads.

The salads were sold at Walmart stores in Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

The expanded recall involves the following Walmart salads:

  • Marketside Chopped Salad Kit Asian
  • Marketside Chopped Salad Kit Avocado Ranch
  • Marketside Chopped Salad Kit Cherry Almond Gorgonzola
  • Marketside Chopped Salad Kit Kale Pecan Cranberry
  • Marketside Chopped Salad Kit Southwest
  • Marketside Chopped Salad Kit Sunflower Bacon Crunch
  • Marketside Classic Iceberg Salad
  • Marketside Crisp Greens
  • Marketside Kale Slaw
  • Marketside Premium Romaine Salad
  • Marketside Shredded Iceberg Lettuce
  • Marketside Tri-Color Cole Slaw

Marketside Classic Iceberg Salad Recall

On June 25, Fresh Express recalled Marketside® Classic Iceberg Salad from Walmart stores due to a risk of Cyclospora parasite infections.

The recalled salad was sold in 12-ounce and 24-ounce bags with “best-if-used-by” dates of May 19 to July 04. The salad was distributed to Walmart stores between June 1 and June 21 in Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

Cyclospora Food Poisoning

Cyclospora is a parasite that causes an intestinal infection in people who eat contaminated food or water, usually within 7 days. The most common symptom is diarrhea, with frequent watery bowel movements. The diarrhea may persist for months without treatment.

Symptoms of Cyclospora Infection

  • Watery diarrhea (most common)
  • Loss of appetite
  • Weight loss
  • Cramping
  • Bloating
  • Increased gas
  • Nausea
  • Fatigue
  • Vomiting
  • Low-grade fever

Do I have a Walmart Salad Lawsuit?

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting Walmart salad induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with a Cyclospora parasite infection from eating recalled salad, 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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