Salmonella Outbreak Traced to Cargill Ground Beef
At least 40 people from Maine (1), Massachusetts (3), New Hampshire (2), New York (18), Rhode Island (2), Vermont (11), Virginia (2), and West Virginia (1) were diagnosed with Salmonella infections that can be traced to ground beef produced by Cargill Meat Solutions in June of 2012. At least 11 Salmonella patients were hospitalized.
Cargill recalls ground beef for Salmonella contamination
Cargill recalled over 29,000 pounds of ground beef chub packages after the Salmonella outbreak was tied to the products. The recall, which was announced on July 22, 2012, included 14 pound chub packages of "Grnd Beef Fine 85/15", which were shipped from the Cargill facility to distribution centers in Connecticut, Maine and New York for further distribution. At least some of the meat went to Hannaford grocery stores.
Salmonella-contaminated ground beef could be in consumers' freezers
The Salmonella-contaminated ground beef was sold at various grocery stores or other retail establishments under different brand names. Consumers who froze the ground beef could still have Salmonella-contaminated meat in their freezers.
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.
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