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Posted in Our Blog on July 16, 2021
What was a mystery Salmonella Typhimurium Outbreak just days ago appears to have a link. Health officials with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) are working with local health departments, along with the CDC and FDA, to investigate a multi-state outbreak of salmonella typhimurium. Officials say it is linked to BrightFarms brand Sunny Crunch salad that was produced in Rochelle, Illinois. Here is what we know about this BrightFarms Sunny Crunch Salmonella Outbreak:
BrightFarms brand Sunny Crunch salad produced in Rochelle, IL
At least five people ate or bought this product before getting sick.
Although it is early in the investigation, epidemiological and traceback evidence from sick people indicate that this outbreak is linked to BrightFarms Sunny Crunch Salad produced in Rochelle, IL. Interview data and shopper card records show that five people ate or bought BrightFarms brand Sunny Crunch salad before they got sick. FDA conducted a traceback investigation and identified the farm in Rochelle, IL, as the likely source of the BrightFarms brand Sunny Crunch salad bought by people who became ill.
Investigators are working to identify if additional products are contaminated.
Signs and Symptoms of Salmonella Illness
Usually, symptoms of Salmonella begin six hours to six says after infection and last four to seven days. The most common symptoms of salmonellosis are:
Consumers, restaurants, and retailers should not eat, sell, or serve BrightFarms Sunny Crunch Salad produced in Rochelle, IL. Sunny Crunch salads are packaged in a plastic clamshell container labeled as “fresh from Rochelle, IL.” According to the firm, these products were distributed in Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Indiana.
Consumers, restaurants, retailers, and distributors should check their refrigerators and throw away any of the products identified above.
If you purchased or used these products, you should use extra vigilance in cleaning and sanitizing any surfaces that may have come in contact with the product, to reduce the risk of cross contamination.
FDA recommends that anyone who has symptoms of salmonellosis contact their healthcare provider.
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If you got Salmonella food poisoning in this BrightFarms Sunny Crunch Salmonella Outbreak and are interested in making a legal claim for compensation, we can help. Our Salmonella lawyer can help you pursue compensation for your Salmonella food poisoning. Call us for a free no obligation legal consultation at (833) 330-3663 or send us an e-mail here.