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Food Safety Lawyers File Cyclospora Salad Lawsuit Against Fresh Express in Illinois

Our food safety lawyers at Pritzker Hageman, P.A. filed a Cyclospora salad lawsuit against Fresh Express in Illinois. The lawsuit (case number 20L528) was filed on behalf of a female Illinois resident who was sickened after eating bagged salad…
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Salad Cyclospora Outbreak Grows - 509 Sick, Illinois and Iowa Hardest Hit

The Cyclospora outbreak linked to bagged salad produced by Fresh Express has grown to include 509 cases, more than half of those in Iowa and Illinois, according to the latest update from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).…
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Cyclospora from Bagged Salad? Yes, There is a Test for That

A bagged salad Cyclospora outbreak has sickened more than 500 people with symptoms that can last for months if untreated. But some people who have sought medical care are being told, incorrectly, that there isn't a test for cyclosporiasis or…
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Hy-Vee Bagged Salad Cyclospora Recall Expands as Outbreak Grows

A recall for bagged salad made by Fresh Express and sold under the Hy-Vee brand name has expanded to include 13 products. All of the salads included in this recall contain iceberg lettuce, carrots and red cabbage. Other stores recalling private…
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Bagged Salad Cyclospora Recall Now Includes ShopRite, Giant Eagle

Shop-Rite and Giant Eagle stores brands are now part of the Cyclospora recall of bagged salad made by Fresh Express.  In addition to ALDI, Hy-Vee, Jewel-Osco and Walmart store brands recalled last week, the recall now includes more varieties…
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Fresh Express Salad Cyclospora Recall Now Includes 31 States and DC

The recall of Fresh Express branded and private label salads containing iceberg lettuce, carrots and red cabbage now includes 31 states and the District of Columbia. The products are being recalled in connection with a multistate Cyclospora…
Fresh Express:Marketside:Walmart Iceberg Lettuce Cyclospora recall

Marketside Iceberg Salad Sold at Walmart Recalled for Cyclospora

Marketside Classic Iceberg Salad made by Fresh Express and sold at Walmart stores in the Midwest is being recalled for Cyclospora risk.  Fresh Express of Salinas, CA issued the Marketside Classic Iceberg Salad recall on June 25, 2020 after…
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Bagged Salad Cyclospora Outbreak Expands to 8 States, 206 Sick

The Cyclospora outbreak linked to bagged salad produced by Fresh Express and sold under store brand names has expanded to include eight states, 206 illnesses and 23 hospitalizations, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…
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Swan Bros. Dairy Raw Milk Campylobacter Outbreak Sickens 10

Ten people are sick with Campylobacter infections after drinking raw milk products from Swan Bros. Dairy in Claremore, Oklahoma. There is a statewide recall. Consumers who purchased raw milk products from the dairy between April 9 and June 22…
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Salmonella Outbreak in Canada Prompts Sprouts Alive, Sunsprout Recalls

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An alfalfa sprout Salmonella outbreak in Canada has triggered the recall of Sprouts Alive and Sunsprout alfalfa sprouts. This recall is an update to a recall issued on August 11, 2020, for Sunsprout brand alfalfa and radish sprouts. None of…
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Study: Romaine Causes Most E. coli Outbreaks Linked to Leafy Greens

Between 2009 and 2018, 40 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli outbreaks were linked to leafy greens with romaine lettuce identified as the source of more than half of them, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…
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Salmonella Onion Outbreak Sickens 1,012 in 47 States

The Salmonella outbreak linked to onions sold at grocery stores nationwide now includes 1,012 and 136 hospitalizations in 47 states. Illnesses have also been reported in Canada. The onions were produced by Thomson International of Bakersfield,…
Wawona Organic Peaches Salmonella Recall

ALDI Recalls Peaches Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

ALDI has issued a recall for fresh peaches produced by Wawona Packing that have been linked to a nine-state Salmonella outbreak. The recall includes conventional and organic peaches sold in 2-pound bags and conventional peaches sold in bulk…