What's the Problem?
According to a Recall Notice  by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), this action affects all product codes of Marketside Classic Iceberg Salad sold in 12- and 24-ounce packages with best-if-used-by-dates of May 19, 2020, to July 04, 2020, and distributed between June 1, 2020, and June 21, 2020 in the following states: Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
Walmart stores have removed the recalled Marketside salads from store shelves and inventories, FDA said.
If you purchased any Marketside salads that are affected by this recall, you should not eat them, and either discard them or return them to the point of purchase for a refund. Anyone concerned about a potential cyclospora infection should call their healthcare provider right away.
This recall began on June 25, 2020.
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What is Cyclosporiasis?
Cyclosporiasis is an intestinal illness caused by the microscopic parasite Cyclospora cayetanensis, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) [2.]. Cyclospora bacteria are found throughout the world but are most common in tropical and subtropical regions. Foodborne outbreaks have been linked to various types of fresh produce, including raspberries, basil, cilantro, snow peas, mesclun, and romaine lettuce.
Symptoms of cyclosporiasis may include:
- Watery diarrhea
- Stomach cramps
- Loss of appetite
- Weight loss
- Slight fever
The recommended treatment for cyclosporiasis is a combination of 2 antibiotics, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (aka Bactrim, Septra, or Cotrim). Patients suffering from diarrhea should also rest and drink plenty of fluids.
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Do I Have a Marketside Salad 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 Marketside Salad Recall Lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new cyclospora infection cases in all 50 states.
If you or a loved one had symptoms of food poisoning after eating a recalled salad, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a lawsuit and our food poisoning lawyers can help.