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Third Salmonella Death Linked to Tainted Cucumbers

An Arizona woman is the third to die in a widespread salmonella outbreak linked to Mexican grown cucumbers distributed by Andrew and Williamson Fresh Produce of San Diego, CA.

Free Cucumber Recall Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one has been sickened after eating cucumbers, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit against and our lawyers can help.

What’s the problem?

September 21, 2015 – The victim, a woman in her late fifties who had serious underlying health conditions, died in a Tucson hospital on September 4 while being treated for her illness, according to Tucson News Now.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed at least 767 Salmonella Poona illnesses across 35 states linked to cucumbers grown in Mexico. Three people have died and more than 100 people have been hospitalized; 52% of those infected were under the age of 18, according to the CDC.

As a result of the outbreak, Andrew and Williamson Fresh Produce has recalled all of its Limited Edition brand cucumbers sold between Aug. 1 and Sept. 3. A second company, Custom Produce Sales of Parlier, CA., recalled all cucumbers sold under the Fat Boy label on September 11. Both companies were supplied by Rancho Don Juanito in Mexico.

Salmonella Symptoms

Each year, about 1.2 million people become ill from salmonella poisoning, with about 450 cases resulting in death, according to the CDC. Symptoms may include:

  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

More People Sickened by Salmonella in Cucumbers: CBS News Video

Do I Have a Cucumber Recall 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 cucumber recall lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new salmonella cases in all 50 states.

Free Confidential Case Evaluation: Again, if you or a loved one developed symptoms of food poisoning after eating recalled cucumbers, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a food poisoning suit and our lawyers can help.

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