Salmonella found in New York Market Ground Beef
Free Ground Beef Salmonella Food Poisoning Case Evaluation: If you or a loved one has been sickened with tainted ground beef included in this recall, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a lawsuit and we can help.
What’s the problem?
September 22, 2010 - This week, New York State Agriculture Commissioner Patrick Hooker alerted consumers that Hamilton Corner Meat Market Inc., located at 1 Hamilton Place, New York, New York 10031, is recalling all packages of "ground beef" sold from bulk on September 7, 2010, due to the presence of Salmonella.
The recalled "ground beef" is sold in bulk from the store's meat case and is coded with the date of purchase – Sept. 7, 2010. The product was sold retail from the store's sole location.
Salmonella Food Poisoning Information
Salmonella is one of the most common enteric (intestinal) infections in the United States. Salmonellosis – the disease caused by Salmonella – is the second most common bacterial foodborne illness after Campylobacter infection. It is estimated that 1.4 million cases of salmonellosis occur each year in the U.S.; 95 percent of those cases are related to foodborne causes.
Approximately 220 of each 1000 cases result in hospitalization and eight of every 1000 cases result in death. About 500 to 1,000 deaths - 31 percent of all food-related deaths - are caused by Salmonella infections each year. Salmonellosis is more common in the warmer months of the year.
Do I have a Ground Beef Food Poisoning 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 ground beef salmonella poisoning lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new cases in all 50 states.