What’s the Problem?
Dec. 18, 2019 – The recall includes Tailor Cut Produce Fruit Luau mix, pre-cut honeydew, cantaloupe and pineapple products dated between Nov. 15 and Dec. 1, 2019, according to an FDA Recall Notice issued Dec. 8. Affected products come in 2/1 gallon cases with a date of production stamped on the side, the agency said. The recalled fruit was distributed to institutions including schools, hospitals and restaurants.
All 33 people who developed salmonella poisoning after eating Tailor Cut fruit were residents in 4 healthcare facilities in Southeastern Pennsylvania, FDA said.
“We are particularly worried about food borne illness when it comes to people who are part of vulnerable populations,” said FDA spokesman Peter Cassell. “This is something where we wanted to act very quickly.”
Symptoms of salmonella include the following:
- Diarrhea (may be bloody)
- Stomach cramps
FDA Issues Final Report on Tailor Cut Produce Salmonella Outbreak
The salmonella outbreak linked to Tailor Cut fruit mix sickened at least 165 people in 14 states, according to the FDA’s Final Report, which was issued on Feb. 18, 2020. The outbreak, which was caused by Salmonella Javiana, is now considered over, and there is no danger in consuming Tailor Cut fruit mix.
Do I Have a Tailor Cut Produce 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 Tailor Cut Produce Recall Lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new salmonella cases in all 50 states.
If you or a loved one was diagnosed with a salmonella infection after eating Tailor Cut fruit, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a lawsuit and we can help.