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7-11 Salad Recall Lawsuit: Get the Right Lawyer

The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a recall for over 200 pounds of ready-to-eat salads with bacon sold at 7-Eleven stores in Texas over potential contamination with both salmonella and listeria.
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October 17, 2018 – Following the identification of potential contamination from food poisoning during a standard FSIS inspection over the weekend, a recall was announced on Tuesday, reports CBS News [1].

Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one got sick after eating 7-11 salads, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit and our lawyers can help.

What’s the problem?

Prime Deli Corporation in Lewisville received notification that the corn used in the production of their Southwest Style Salad with Bacon was being recalled by their supplier over potential contamination with salmonella and listeria.

Specific products affected by the recall include:

  • 11.2-oz. clear plastic clamshell packages containing “7-ELEVEN™ BISTRO SOUTHWEST STYLE SALAD WITH BACON” and best by date of “Tuesday 1016”.
  • 9.6-oz. clear plastic clamshell packages containing “7-ELEVEN™ BISTRO SOUTHWEST STYLE SALAD WITH BACON” and best by date of “Tuesday 1016”.

The ready-to-eat salads with bacon were produced on October 13, FSIS said. Affected products bear the establishment number “EST. 13553” inside the USDA mark of inspection.

Salmonella causes serious and sometimes fatal infections, especially in young children, the elderly, and people with weakened immune systems. It is generally contracted from contaminated poultry, meat, eggs, and water, and affects the intestinal tract.

Signs and symptoms of salmonella infection include:

  • Fever
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain

If you purchased any of the salads listed above, you should not eat them, and either throw them away or return them to 7-11 for a refund. Anyone concerned about a salmonella illness should call their doctor immediately.

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FAQs:

What Prompted the 7-Eleven Salad Recall?

What prompted the 7- Eleven salad recall was the potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that can cause serious infections, especially in young children, elderly people, and individuals with weakened immune systems.

Which Products Are Affected by the 7-Eleven Salad Recall?

The products that are affected by the 7- Eleven salad recall was the “7-Eleven Fresh to Go Garden Salad with Ranch Dressing” sold in various stores across several states.

What Should Consumers Do if They Have Purchased a Recalled 7-Eleven Salad?

If consumers have purchased the recalled 7- Eleven salad, they should not consume it. Instead, they should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund or dispose of it properly.

What Are the Symptoms of Listeria Infection?

The smptoms of Listeria infection include fever, muscle aches, nausea, diarrhea, and in severe cases, it can spread to the nervous system causing headaches, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance, and convulsions.

How Can Consumers Stay Informed About Future Food Recalls?

Consumers can stay informed about future food recalls by regularly checking updates from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), or by signing up for recall alerts on the FDA’s website.

Do I have a 7-11 Salad Lawsuit?

The Food Poisoning Litigation Group at Schmidt & Clark, LLP law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in 7-11 salad recall lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new food poisoning cases in all 50 states.

Free Case Evaluation: Again, if you or a loved one was seriously sickened after eating a salad you purchased from 7-11, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.

References:

  1. https://dfw.cbslocal.com/2018/10/16/recall-ready-to-eat-salads-with-bacon-sold-in-texas-may-have-salmonella/

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