Jimmy John's E. coli Outbreak in Denver Metro Area
Colorado public health officials believe a fresh produce item that was sold on sandwiches purchased from Jimmy John's is the source of the E. coli outbreak.
Sprouts served on Jimmy John's sandwiches have caused multiple E. coli and Salmonella outbreaks in the past.
For a time, Jimmy John's stopped serving sprouts on sandwiches due to the risk of foodborne pathogens. Other fresh produce items, such as lettuce and tomatoes have been identified as the source of E. coli or Salmonella outbreaks, as well.
E. coli infection
E. coli infection causes painful abdominal cramping and diarrhea. E. coli is best known for causing bloody diarrhea, a classic symptom of E. coli infection.
If you believe you have fallen ill with an E. coli infection after eating food from Jimmy John's, contact a healthcare provider and your local health department.
A small percentage of people who contract E. coli will suffer hemolytic uremic syndrome, a complication of E. coli infection that can lead to kidney damage and central nervous system impairment.
Contact the Marler Clark E. coli Attorneys
If you or a family member became ill with an E. coli infection after consuming contaminated food from Jimmy John's and you’re interested in pursuing a legal claim, you can contact the Marler Clark E. coli attorneys for a free case evaluation. Marler Clark is the nation’s leading law firm representing victims of E. coli outbreaks and other foodborne illnesses. The law firm has represented thousands of victims of E. coli and other foodborne illness infections, and is the only firm in the nation with a practice focused exclusively on foodborne illness litigation.
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