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AFC Distribution Corp. is recalling is recalling Cooked Butterfly Tail-On Whiteleg Shrimp (Sushi Ebi) over potential contamination with Vibrio parahaemolyticus, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness.
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This recall affects Cooked Butterfly Tail-On Whiteleg Shrimp (Sushi Ebi), Lot #2019.10.02, with sell-by dates ranging from 02/19/2020 to 03/13/2020, according to a Recall Notice [1] by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA).

Affected products were distributed to retail AFC Sushi counters, where it was further processed into prepared sushi items within grocery stores, cafeterias, and corporate dining centers 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.

If you purchased any AFC Sushi that is affected by this recall, you should either discard it immediately or return it to the point of purchase for a refund, FDA said. This recall began on March 13, 2020.

Vibrio Parahaemolyticus Symptoms

Signs and symptoms of food poisoning from a Vibrio parahaemolyticus infection may include [2]:

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

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1. How Can an AFC Sushi Lawsuit Attorney Assist Me?

An AFC Sushi lawsuit attorney can assist you by providing legal guidance and representation if you’ve suffered from food poisoning related to their products. They will help gather evidence, such as medical records and purchase receipts, and build a strong case to pursue compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other related damages.

2. Who Is Eligible to File a Lawsuit Against AFC Sushi?

Individuals who consumed AFC Sushi products and subsequently suffered from food poisoning or other health issues may be eligible to file a lawsuit. This includes those who experienced severe symptoms, required medical treatment, or suffered long-term health effects. Family members of individuals who died from foodborne illnesses related to AFC Sushi may also be eligible to file wrongful death claims.

3. What Kind of Compensation Can Be Sought in an AFC Sushi Lawsuit?

In an AFC Sushi lawsuit, you can seek compensation for various damages, including medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other related costs. If the food poisoning caused severe health issues or long-term impacts, you may also be entitled to compensation for ongoing medical care and diminished quality of life.

Do I Have an AFC Sushi Lawsuit?

The Food Poisoning Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in AFC Sushi Lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new Vibrio parahaemolyticus cases in all 50 states.

If you or a loved one developed symptoms of food poisoning after eating recalled Butterfly Shrimp from AFC Sushi, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a lawsuit and we can help.

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