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Rochester New York Student Sues Salmonella Pine Nut Provider

A St. John Fisher College student is suing a Delaware company over tainted pine nuts.

Sean McGuirk says he ate pasta with pine nuts in it back in August. By September, he was sick with salmonella illness and hospitalized. He was notified by health officials that it was because he ate tainted pine nuts.

McGuirk is suing American Pistachio Corporation.

Wegmans recalled 5,000 pounds of bulk Turkish pine nuts last month.

Forty-three people were sickened in five states by the nuts. Twenty people got were sickened in Monroe County.