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Salmonella Lawsuits

Salmonalla food poisoning can be caused by negligence during the manufacturing or preparation of food products. The salmonella bacteria is one of the most common causes of food poisoning, and it could lead to severe and potentially fatal illness for some people.…

Sprout Food Poisoning Lawsuit Filed in Nebraska

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The first known food poisoning lawsuit over the recent salmonella outbreak linked to sprouts, was filed last week in Nebraska. Contaminated alfalfa sprouts, onion sprouts and gourmet sprouts sold by SunSport have been linked to more than 121 cases of salmonella poisoning in five states, and it is expected that additional lawsuits will be filed in the coming months.…

Salmonella Lawsuit against Wal-Mart Filed in Colorado

The first salmonella lawsuit has been filed as a result of the recent food poisoning outbreak which has sickened over 1,300 people throughout the United States. The lawsuit was filed in the District Court of Montezuma County, Colorado against Wal-Mart and an unidentified supplier for selling raw jalapeno peppers contaminated with the Salmonella Saintpaul strain of bacteria.…

U.S. Grown Peppers Not Linked To Salmonella Outbreak

According to the FDA, Serrano and Jalapeno peppers grown in the U.S. have been ruled out as a cause of the current salmonella outbreak which has been caused by the Salmonella Saintpaul strain of the bacteria. All commercially canned, pickled or cooked jalapenos have also been determined to be safe.…

Jalapeno Recall Due to Salmonella Saintpaul

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A Texas company has issued a jalapeno recall after discovering that their jalapenos are contaminated with Salmonella Saintpaul. This is the same strain of bacteria that has been linked to a nationwide salmonella outbreak, which has sickened over 1,200 people.…

Tomato Salmonella Food Poisoning Warning Lifted by FDA

Six weeks after the FDA warned consumers not to eat certain types of raw red tomatoes due to a salmonella outbreak, health officials indicated Thursday that the tomatoes in fields and on store shelves are now safe to eat. However, the elderly, young children and those with a weakened immune system are still being advised to avoid raw jalapeno and Serrano peppers, as they may be contaminated with Salmonella Saintpaul, the strain of bacteria which was originally linked to tomatoes.…

Salmonella Outbreak Update: Jalapenos, Basil and Tomatoes

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As of July 10, U.S. health officials have confirmed at least 1,065 cases of food poisoning linked to a nationwide salmonella outbreak involving the Salmonella Saintpaul strain of the bacteria. The first case was reported on April 10, 2008, and health officials initially thought it was linked to the consumption of raw red tomatoes in two states. However, reports have now been received in at least 42 different states, and other potential causes, such as jalapenos and basil, have been identified as possible sources of the contamination.…

Raw Red Tomato Food Poisoning Warning due to Salmonella Outbreak

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On Tuesday, the FDA warned people in New Mexico and Texas not to eat certain types of raw red tomatoes, including red plum, red Roma and round red tomatoes, as they appear to be linked to a salmonella outbreak that has sickened dozens of people in those states. Health officials are still investigating whether additional recent reports of salmonella food poisoning in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas and Utah were also caused by eating contaminated tomatoes.…