Salmonella lawsuits pending against Raw Farm LLC – formerly Almarai Organic

Salmonella lawsuits pending against Raw Farm LLC – formerly Almarai Organic

San Diego – 12 with salmonella: San Diego County health officials reported three additional cases of salmonella illness linked to unpasteurized, or “raw,” milk from a producer in Fresno, California.

This brings the total number of local cases to 12, including three people who have been hospitalized. Cases began in late September, and the last person became ill on October 17.

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a recall of Raw Farm milk and heavy cream on October 24, and a PDF containing the specific product identification numbers with “best by” dates between October 11 and November 6. Dairy products were not recalled.

The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency urges anyone who has recently purchased raw milk from Raw Farm LLC to not consume it and to dispose of the product.

Diseases were caused bySalmonellaBacteria, which are commonly found in the intestines of humans and animals. The 12 San Diego County residents who became ill reported consuming raw milk from Raw Farm LLC in the week before they became ill. Cases in other parts of the state are being tracked by CDPH and other local health departments.

Orange County – 7 with salmonella: The OC Health Care Agency (HCA) has identified seven cases Salmonella Illness in Orange County (OC) residents after consuming unpasteurized or “raw” milk from Raw Farm LLC, which recently issued a recall of its raw whole milk and raw heavy cream products.

HCA urges those who have purchased raw whole milk or raw heavy cream products from Raw Farm LLC not to consume the products and to dispose of them immediately. Anyone who becomes ill after consuming raw milk or products made with raw milk, especially products from Raw Farm LLC, should seek medical attention immediately.

All confirmed cases developed symptoms within the past 30 days, and the ages of affected individuals range from 1 to 20 years. HCA continues to investigate the situation in coordination with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA). HCA is also contacting stores in the province that may sell these products to ensure they are aware of the recall.

Salmonella: Marler Clark, Food Safety Law Firm, is the nation’s leading law firm representing victims of salmonella outbreaks. The salmonella attorneys at Marler Clark have represented thousands of victims of salmonella and other foodborne illness outbreaks, recovering more than $850 million for clients. Marler Clark is the only law firm in the country focused exclusively on foodborne illness litigation. Our attorneys have litigated salmonella cases resulting from outbreaks in a variety of foods, such as cantaloupe, tomatoes, ground turkey, salami, sprouts, grains, peanut butter, and restaurant foods. The law firm has filed salmonella lawsuits against companies such as Cargill, ConAgra, Peanut Corporation of America, Sheetz, Taco Bell, Subway, and Wal-Mart.

If you or a loved one becomes ill with salmonella, including reactive arthritis or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), after eating food and you are interested in pursuing a legal claim, contact a Marler Clark Salmonella attorney for a free case evaluation.

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