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Posted in Food Safety,Our Blog,Outbreaks & Recalls,Salmonella on April 23, 2021
There are 5 people sick in the Jule’s Cashew Brie Salmonella Outbreak. The outbreak link was announced today by the CDC and a contemporaneous recall was also announced.
On April 22, California officials found Salmonella in samples of all varieties of Jule’s cashew brie collected from grocery stores. Investigators are working to confirm if the Salmonella bacteria found in these products is the same bacteria making people sick in this outbreak.
Jule’s Foods of Carlsbad, CA is voluntarily recalling all Jule’s Foods products, because the product was potentially contaminated with Salmonella.
Jule’s Cashew Brie (Classic)
UPC: 860388001507 – all expiration dates
Jule’s Truffle Cashew Brie
UPC: 860388001514 – all expiration dates
Jule’s Black Garlic Cashew Brie
UPC: 860388001552 – all expiration dates
Jule’s Artichoke Spinach Dip
UPC: 860388001569 – all expiration dates
Jule’s Vegan Ranch Dressing
UPC: 860388001521 – all expiration dates
To date, FDA has preliminary confirmation of Salmonella in brie products containing cashews.We are working with the FDA to isolate the source of the pathogen in samples which were collected by the California Department of Public Health. Jule’s Foods is issuing this recall in connection with a Salmonella outbreak under investigation by the FDA and CDC.
Products were distributed to primarily independently owned grocery stores in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Nevada New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas as well as direct to consumer. Jule’s Foods Brie products are 6 ounces and wrapped in white cheese paper. A full list of stores is available at www.JulesFoods.netExternal Link Disclaimer.
Consumption of food contaminated with Salmonella can cause salmonellosis. The most common symptoms of salmonellosis are diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 12 to 72 hours after eating a contaminated product. Most people recover without treatment. In rare circumstances, infection can produce more severe illness and require hospitalization. Older adults, infants, and persons with weakened immune systems are more likely to develop a severe illness. Individuals concerned about an illness should contact their health care provider.
Production of these products has been suspended while the FDA and the company continue their investigation as to the source of the problem.
Salmonella can present itself as many other common illnesses.
As with any food safety issue, it is important to contact your doctor in order to get the right treatment. Salmonella can go away by itself sometimes, but if you have symptoms that are described below, seek medical attention immediately:
Untreated illnesses can lead to worse conditions. Do not attempt to take care of this alone. Longer exposure could and will lead to complications if not treated.
One of the best ways to prevent the spread of Salmonella and other food related illnesses is to simply wash your hands. Here are a few tips from the CDC on when it is necessary to wash our hands:
Here are 5 steps to washing your hands:
Our mission is to help families who have been harmed by contaminated food or water. When corporations cause Salmonella food poisoning outbreaks, we use the law to hold them accountable. The Lange Law Firm is the only law firm in the nation solely focused on helping families in food poisoning lawsuits and contaminated water lawsuits.
If you got Salmonella food poisoning in this Jule’s Cashew Brie 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.