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Wegmans Cauliflower Rice Recall Lawsuit

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. has issued a nationwide recall for its fresh Cauliflower Rice, Veggie Cauliflower Rice Blend and Stir-Fry Mix with Cauliflower over concerns the products may be tainted with E. coli, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness.

December 19, 2018 – According to an FDA Recall Notice issued on Tuesday, the recall affects:

  • Wegmans Cauliflower Rice, 1 lb. pkg. UPC #25313500000
  • Wegmans Cauliflower Rice, 8 oz. pkg. UPC #25307200000
  • Wegmans Stir Fry Blend (with cauliflower), 1 lb. pkg. UPC #25335800000
  • Wegmans Veggie (cauliflower) Rice Blend (sold by the pound), UPC #253162000000

Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one developed symptoms of food poisoning after eating any of the products mentioned in this article, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit against the manufacturer and our lawyers can help.

What’s the problem?

The recalled products were sold in the produce department of Wegmans Food Markets between 12/7 and 12/18/18, in the following states: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and Massachusetts.

The recall was initiated after a supplier of Wegmans informed the company of the potential E. coli contamination, FDA said. Wegmans subsequently placed automated phone calls to customers who purchased the product using their Shoppers Club card.

If you purchased any products included in this recall, you should either discard them immediately or return them to the point of purchase for a full refund. Customers with additional questions should contact Wegmans Consumer Affairs department Monday thru Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Eastern time.

E. Coli Symptoms

Signs and symptoms of E. coli infection typically begin to present 3 to 4 days after exposure to the bacteria, and may include:

  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal cramping, pain or tenderness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

To date, no E. coli infections or other illnesses have been reported in connection with the recall, FDA said.

Can I File a Class Action?

Although Schmidt & Clark, LLP, is a nationally recognized class action firm, we have decided against this type of litigation when it comes to Wegmans food poisoning cases. Our lawyers feel that if there is a successful resolution to these cases, individual suits, not class actions will be the best way to get maximum payouts to our clients. If you’ve been injured by recalled Wegmans Cauliflower Rice products, we know you’ve suffered emotionally and economically, and want to work with you personally to obtain the maximum compensation for the damages caused by your injuries. Contact us today to learn more about your legal rights.

Do I have a Wegmans Cauliflower Rice 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 Wegmans Cauliflower Rice Recall lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new E. coli cases in all 50 states.

Free Case Evaluation: Again, if you or a loved one developed symptoms of food poisoning after eating Wegmans Cauliflower Rice, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit and we can help.

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