Salmonella Legal Cases

In June 2104 Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium among persons who had consumed chicken or deli products from Jewel Osco, a grocery store located in Tinley Park, Illinois.  In total 19 case patients were identified.  Fourteen patients were laboratory

Between January and July 2014 public health officials in the United States and Canada investigated an outbreak of Salmonella linked to consumption of organic sprouted chia seeds or chia powder.  The initial outbreak investigation used PulseNet data to identify a cluster of 12 persons infected with a strain of Salmonella Newport that had never been

As of July 14, 2014, a total of 25 ill persons infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Newport (16 persons), Salmonella Hartford (7 persons), or Salmonella Oranienburg (2 persons) have been reported from 15 states. The number of ill persons identified in each state is as follows: Arizona (1), California (3), Colorado (1), Connecticut

Lynne Terry reports that the Foster Farms plant that was closed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture over unsanitary conditions has reopened.

The USDA gave the company the go-ahead to resume production Saturday at its Livingston, Calif., following treatment for cockroaches and other pests. The USDA closed the plant on Wednesday after the fifth sighting

On or about June 25, 2013, the Harris County Public Health & Environmental Services investigated a report of illness at Iguana Joes.  Iguana Joes was temporarily shut down due to “continued critical violations that put the public’s health at risk.”  The Harris County Public Health & Environmental Services linked a dozen people sick with Salmonella

Collaborative investigation efforts of state, local, and federal public health and regulatory agencies indicate that mangoes are a likely source of this outbreak.

On August 29, Splendid Products of Burlingame, California issued a voluntary recall of certain lots of Daniella brand mangoes because they may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria.

On September 13, FDA placed

Screen Shot 2012-08-03 at 4.31.59 PM.pngOn April 2, 2012 Mecklenburg County Health Department (MCHD) received a complaint via the MCHD website of a foodborne illness thought to be linked to food prepared and served at Toast of Dilworth, a restaurant located at 2400 Park Road in Charlotte. The complainant, Brian McWherter, described a family gathering for brunch at the Toast