Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Cargill Ground Turkey


The Marler Clark law firm represents several victims of the 2011 Cargill ground turkey Salmonella Heidelberg outbreak. The firm filed lawsuits on behalf of an Oregon child and Missouri woman.

Cargill Ground Turkey Salmonella Outbreak

At least 136 people from 34 states became ill with Salmonella Heidelberg infections in 2011 after eating Cargill ground turkey products. On August 3, Cargill recalled 36 million pounds of fresh and frozen ground turkey products produced at the company's Springdale, Ark., facility from Feb. 20, 2011, through Aug. 2, 2011, due to possible contamination with Salmonella Heidelberg. In September, Cargill expanded the recall by another 185,000 pounds.

Salmonella Infection & Symptoms

Symptoms of Salmonella infection begin anywhere from 6 to 72 hours after a person ingests Salmonella bacteria and typically last 3 to 7 days, though in some cases can last longer and be potentially fatal. Symptoms include abdominal pain and cramping, diarrhea, and dehydration. In some cases they may include vomiting, headache, and body aches. Any person who believes they have contracted a Salmonella infection should consult a doctor immediately. If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with a Salmonella infection you should call your local health department to help ensure a larger outbreak does not take place.

Contact the Marler Clark Salmonella Attorneys

If you or a family member became ill with a Salmonella infection after consuming contaminated ground turkey or other food 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 Salmonella and other foodborne illness litigation.

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