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New York, Maryland, Illinois and Wisconsin Sushi Salmonella Lawsuits

Salmonella sushi outbreak:  The Marler Clark attorneys are investigating a Salmonella outbreak that appears to be linked to sushi. 

MarlerClark.pngAccording the CDC, a total of 93 individuals infected with Salmonella Bareilly, have been reported from 19 states and the District of Columbia.

The Marler Clark Salmonella lawyers learned on April 3 that spicy tuna sushi rolls were rumored to be the potential source of the sushi Salmonella outbreak.  The CDC’s most recent report on Salmonella outbreak cases shows victims were from various states: Alabama (2), Arkansas (1), Connecticut (4), District of Columbia (2), Georgia (4), Illinois (8), Louisiana (2), Maryland (8), Massachusetts (4), Mississippi (1), Missouri (1), New Jersey (6), New York (23), North Carolina (2), Pennsylvania (2), Rhode Island (4), South Carolina (3), Texas (3), Virginia (5), and Wisconsin (8).

State public health officials are interviewing ill persons to obtain information regarding foods they might have eaten in the week before becoming ill.  During initial interviews, 69% of Salmonella outbreak victims reported eating sushi, sashimi, or similar foods before becoming ill with Salmonella infection. 

Marler Clark Salmonella lawyers have represented victims of every notable Salmonella outbreak since 1998.  Read more about Salmonella lawsuits and litigation on the law firm’s Website.