5-State Salmonella Outbreak Traced to Ground Beef


At least 22 people from Michigan, Arizona, Illinois, Iowa, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin who consumed ground beef--some who ate raw beef kibbeh at a Macomb, MI restaurant on December 7 and 8, 2012--are part of a Salmonella serotype Typhimurium outbreak, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Salmonella Lawsuit Filed Against Restaurant, Meat Suppliers

Marler Clark filed a Salmonella lawsuit against Ike's Restaurant, Gab Halal Foods and Jouni Meats on behalf of 2 sisters who became ill with Salmonella infections during the outbreak. The sisters consumed kibbeh purchased from Ike's Restaurant in December, 2012 and become ill shortly after eating the kibbeh. Both were hospitalized for several days due to the severity of their Salmonella infections. The lawsuit was filed in Macomb County.

Jouni Meats and Gab Halal Foods Recall Salmonella-Tainted Ground Beef

Jouni Meats of Sterling Heights, MI recalled approximately 500 pounds of ground beef products for potential Salmonella contamination on January 24, 2013. The meat products were distributed to a restaurant in Macomb County and sold directly to consumers at the Jouni Meats location.

Gab Halal Foods of Troy, MI recalled approximately 550 pounds of ground beef for potential Salmonella contamination for potential Salmonella contamination on January 25, 2013. The ground beef was sold to a Macomb County restaurant as well as directly to consumers. It was wrapped in bags of various size and wrapped in clear plastic.

Contact the Marler Clark Salmonella Attorneys

If you or a family member became ill with a Salmonella infection after consuming contaminated ground beef and you’re interested in pursuing a legal claim, you can contact the Marler Clark Salmonella attorneys for a free case evaluation. Marler Clark is the nation’s leading law firm representing victims of Salmonella outbreaks and other foodborne illnesses. The law firm has represented thousands of victims of Salmonella and other foodborne illness infections, and is the only firm in the nation with a practice focused exclusively on foodborne illness litigation. You can fill out the contact form or call toll-free at 866-770-2032. There is no cost to you.

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