Attention California and Nevada Residents: Pacific International Marketing is now recalling 19 cases of bulk romaine lettuce sold at Vons and Pavilion stores throughout both states due to potential salmonella contamination. Consumers who have purchased the lettuce in question should discard it immediately or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Signs and symptoms of salmonella food poisoning (salmonellosis) may include fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.
Free Vons and Pavilions Romaine Lettuce Recall Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one developed salmonella food poisoning (salmonellosis) after eating Vons or Pavilions romaine lettuce included in this recall, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit against the manufacturer of the lettuce and we can help.
Update: Amid Nationwide E. Coli Outbreak, CDC Warns Consumers to Avoid Romaine Lettuce
November 21, 2018 – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned consumers on Tuesday to avoid eating romaine lettuce over the Thanksgiving holiday, as it may be contaminated with E. coli. At least 32 people, including 13 who required emergency hospitalization due to the severity of their symptoms, have been infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli in 11 states, according to the CDC.
What’s the problem?
July 6, 2012 – The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued a press release today announcing that Pacific International Marketing (“Pacific”) is currently recalling the following products because they may be contaminated with salmonella:
- Bulk Romaine Lettuce code 12EASROM182
This product was distributed in Pacific International Marketing RPCs with 15 heads of romaine in each RPC. The lettuce was sold in bulk produce bins from July 2 through July 4, 2012. The lettuce heads are banded with a red twist tie marked “Safeway.” This recall affects RPCs only. No carton or bagged romaine products are involved.
This recall was initiated after a positive salmonella test was taken at the field level. To date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with this recall. Anyone concerned about a salmonella food poisoning illness should contact their healthcare provider immediately.
Salmonella Food Poisoning (Salmonellosis)
Salmonella is a commonly found pathogen that has the potential to cause serious and sometimes life-threatening illnesses in children, the elderly, and adults with compromised immune systems. Signs and symptoms of salmonella food poisoning (salmonellosis) typically include:
- diarrhea (which may be bloody or watery)
- abdominal pain
In extreme cases, infection with salmonella can result in the pathogen infiltrating the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections, endocarditis, and arthritis.
4 More Deaths in E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce
June 4, 2018 – 4 more people have been confirmed dead in a multi-state outbreak of E. coli poisoning linked to romaine lettuce, CDC said on Friday, bringing the total to 5 lives claimed in the outbreak. At least 25 new additional E.coli cases have been confirmed with the agency, bringing the total to 197 cases in 35 states, CDC said.
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Do I Have a Vons and Pavilions Romaine Lettuce 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 Vons and Pavilions Romaine lettuce recall lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new salmonella food poisoning cases in all 50 states.
Free Vons and Pavilions Romaine Lettuce Recall Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one developed salmonella food poisoning (salmonellosis) after eating Vons or Pavilions romaine lettuce included in this recall, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a salmonella food poisoning suit and we can help.