Attention California Residents: Louie Foods International is now recalling certain sprouts because of possible salmonella contamination. Salmonella food poisoning can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Consumers are urged to destroy the recalled products and consult their healthcare professional immediately if symptoms appear.
Free Louie Foods Sprout Recall Case Evaluation: If you or a loved one has become sickened with salmonella food poisoning after consuming contaminated sprouts 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?
March 30, 2011 – The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) today announced that Louie Foods International of Fresno, California will be recalling the following products because they have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella bacteria:
- Alfalfa Sprout Mix, 4 oz. cups (UPC 11324 04401)
- Alfalfa Sprout Mix, 16 oz. bags (UPC 11324 16401)
- Clover Sprouts, 4 oz. cups (UPC 11324 04406)
- Clover Sprouts, 16 oz. bags (UPC 11324 04406)
- Spicy Sprouts, 4 oz. cups (UPC 11325 04402)
- Broccoli Sprouts, 4 oz. cups (UPC 11324 04407)
These products have a “use by” date on or before 4/14/11, and were sold to distributors located in the Central Valley and along the Coast of California. Consumers are urged to destroy the above listed products or to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Salmonella Food Poisoning (Salmonellosis) Symptoms
Approximately 40,000 people develop salmonella food poisoning each year nationwide, with fatalities from salmonellosis counting for 31% of all food poisoning deaths. The majority of individuals contracting salmonella food poisoning are under the age of 20, and most cases occur in the months from July to October. Signs and symptoms of salmonella food poisoning include (but are not limited to):
- abdominal cramps
Do I have a Louie Foods Sprout 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 Louie Foods sprout recall lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new salmonella food poisoning cases in all 50 states.