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Cargill Meat Solutions Salmonella Outbreak

A total of 46 people in 9 states were infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Enteritidis in a food poisoning outbreak linked to recalled ground beef produced by Cargill Meat Solutions, Wyalusing, PA. Reported illness onset dates ranged from June 6, 2012 to July 27, 2012.

Cargill Recall

On July 22, 2012, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that Cargill Meat Solutions, Wyalusing, Pa., was recalling 29,339 pounds of fresh ground beef products that had the potential to be contaminated with the foodborne pathogen, Salmonella Enteritidis.

According to the FSIS announcement, the recalled ground beef products, sold wholesale and for further processing included:
• 14 pound chub packages of “Grnd Beef Fine 85/15”, packed 3 chubs to approximate 42-pound cases.
The packages were produced on May 25, 2012, and bore the establishment number “EST. 9400” inside the USDA mark of inspection.
FSIS also cautioned that because the products were repackaged and sold to consumers under different brand names that consumers could check the FSIS Recall page for updates:
“It is important to note that the above listed products were repackaged into consumer-size packages and sold under different retail brand names. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on FSIS’ website at:”

Symptoms of Salmonella Infection

Symptoms of Salmonella food poisoning may include diarrhea (sometimes bloody), abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting, fever, chills, headache, muscle pain, and joint pain. Symptoms usually appear within 12-72 hours after the ingestion of contaminated food.

In more severe cases, the Salmonella infection may spread from the intestines to the blood stream and other body sites. This can result in death, unless the person is treated promptly with antibiotics.

The elderly, infants, and those with impaired immune systems are more likely to suffer severe illness.

A Stool Culture May Confirm Salmonella Food Poisoning

If you suspect that you have contracted Salmonella, or are experiencing food poisoning symptoms, contact your doctor. He or she can order a stool culture to confirm Salmonella infection if appropriate. A stool culture can also help link your illness to a specific outbreak and support a food poisoning lawsuit should you wish to seek compensation for your injuries.

Contact The Weinberg Law Firm for a Free Salmonella Lawsuit Evaluation

Attorney Eric Weinberg has helped victims of food poisoning outbreak nationwide. If you or a loved one is diagnosed with Salmonella food poisoning and you have a question regarding your legal rights, you can request a free personal injury lawsuit evaluation by contacting our law firm toll free at 1-877-934-6274.

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