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Spartan Stores Egg Salad & Egg Sandwich Listeria Food Poisoning Lawsuit

Spartan Stores is now recalling a variety of egg salad and egg sandwich products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, a potentially-deadly foodborne pathogen. This action was taken in response to a nationwide recall initiated last week by egg producer Michaels Foods. Consumers in possession of any Spartan Stores egg products included in this recall should discard them immediately or return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Free Spartan Stores Egg Salad & Egg Sandwich Listeria Food Poisoning Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one has been severely sickened after consuming Spartan Stores egg products included in this recall, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a listeria food poisoning suit and we can help.

What’s the problem?

January 27, 2012 – The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced today that Spartan Stores is recalling the following products because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes:

  •   #357 Egg Spread (5 pound bag)
  •   #741 Sandwich – Egg Spread
  •   #763 Salad – Small Chef
  •   #764 Salad – Large Chef
  •   #765 Salad – Seven Layer
  •   # 801 Salad – No Meat Small Chef
  •   #802 Salad – No Meat Large Chef
  •   #803 Salad – No Meat 7 layer

As a result of the nationwide Michael Foods egg recall, Spartan Central Kitchen is requesting that the above products be removed from store shelves and destroyed. If you purchased any of the above-named items, contact the store for credit. To date, there have been no illnesses reported in connection with this recall.

Listeria Food Poisoning (Listeriosis)

Listeriosis is a serious and potentially life-threatening infection caused by eating food contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes. It primarily affects pregnant women, newborns, and those with otherwise weakened immune systems. Signs and symptoms of listeria food poisoning include:

  • fever
  • muscle aches
  • nausea
  • diarrhea

If listeriosis spreads to the nervous system, symptoms may include:

  • headache
  • stiff neck
  • confusion
  • loss of balance
  • convulsions

Despite the fact that outbreaks of listeriosis are relatively rare in the United States, listeria food poisoning remains a significant public health threat. Public health officials estimate that upwards of 2,500 cases of listeriosis – approximately 500 of which will result in death – occur each and every year nationwide. Expecting mothers are nearly 20 times more likely to contract the disease than the general public, a statistic made even more frightening by the fact that the infection has been known to travel into the fetus through the umbilical cord.

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The Food Poisoning Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Spartan Stores egg salad & egg sandwich listeria food poisoning lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new listeria food poisoning cases in all 50 states.

Free Spartan Stores Egg Salad & Egg Sandwich Listeria Food Poisoning Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with listeriosis after consuming Spartan Stores egg products included in this recall, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a listeria food poisoning suit and we can help.

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