Nationwide Salmonella Outbreak: Six L’s recalls grape tomatoes because of possible public health contamination. This recall is continuing to develop, and now includes Taylor Farms grape tomatoes and Safeway kabobs. If you have consumed any of the products included in this recall and are experiencing symptoms of food poisoning, seek medical attention immediately.
Tomato Recall Update 11/27/12: Capital City Fruits, Inc., a Norwalk, IA., establishment is now recalling cherry tomatoes shipped by Rio Citrus Inc. after they were found to be contaminated with salmonella, a potentially deadly foodborne pathogen. The tomatoes in question were shipped to retail stores between November 14th and 18th, 2012. Click here to learn more.
Free Six L’s Grape Tomato Recall Case Evaluation: If you or a loved one has developed any of the salmonella food poisoning symptoms listed in this article after consuming grape tomatoes 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?
April 29, 2011 – The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) today announced that Six L’s of Immokalee, Fla. is currently recalling grape tomatoes because they have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella bacteria. The specific lot can be identified by Cherry Berry lot code DW-H in either clam shells or 20 lbs. cardboard containers. The product was distributed to North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Florida, New Jersey, New York, Michigan, Pennsylvania, California, Georgia and Canada, and reached consumers through retail stores and restaurant distribution.
Salmonella Food Poisoning
Salmonella food poisoning (salmonellosis) is a foodborne infection that is typically caused by undercooked meat or poultry, raw eggs, tainted fruits or vegetables, or water contaminated with live salmonella bacteria. Symptoms of salmonellosis include:
- Abdominal pain
- Muscle pains
- Blood in the stool
Treating salmonellosis typically involves replacing fluids and electrolytes lost by diarrhea. Electrolyte medications are available over the counter without a prescription. If symptoms are severe, your healthcare provider may prescribe antibiotics.
Do I have a Six L’s Grape Tomato Recall Lawsuit?
The Food Poisoning Liability Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Six L’s grape tomato recall lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new salmonella food poisoning cases in all 50 states.