Recent Multistate Foodborne Outbreaks
You can find information about all of the multistate foodbourne outbreaks on the CDC's website here. Here are some of the most recent and noteworthy multistate outbreaks:
- Kosher Broiled Chicken Livers, Schreiber Processing Corporation-- Due to Salmonella contamination, thus far, a total of 126 illnesses from 6 different states have been reported. While a recall has been instituted, the CDC warns that consumers may still have the product in their homes. Here is a link to more detailed information.
- Romaine Lettuce--Due to contamination with E. coli O157:H7, as of November 30, 2011, 60 people from 10 different states had reported illness. Full information is available here.
- Southeastern Grocery Store Chain Ground Beef--This recall was due to the potential contamination with Salmonella Typhimurium, a multi-drug resistant strain of bacteria. Additional information can be found here. So far 14 cases of illness have been reported. The CDC is working on gathering information to put on its website here.
You can also find a list of other recent recalls updated as they occur on the FDA's website here.
What to do if you Have Become Injured or Sick by a Recalled Product
If you or a loved one has become sick as a result of one of the recalled products discussed above, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries or medical expenses. If you feel you have been affected by a recalled product, you should contact an experienced products liability attorney, to pursue your potential claim.
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