October 21, 2018

More Retail Stores Announced in JBS Tolleson Ground Beef Salmonella Newport Outbreak Recall

The USDA has added more stores to the retail distribution list in the JBS Tolleson ground beef Salmonella Newport outbreak. The case count still stands at 57 people sick in 16 states’ more than 30% of those patients have been hospitalized because they are so ill. Almost 7 million pounds of ground beef and ground beef products have been recalled.

JBS Ground Beef Salmonella Newport Outbreak

These products were sold in some nationwide chain stores and in Alabama, California, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, South Carolina, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. The patients sickened in this outbreak live in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, Ohio, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming, so there is some overlap between distribution and outbreak states.

The recalled ground beef products have the establishment number “EST. 267” on the USDA mark of inspection on each package. Check your freezers to see if you have any of these products; if you do, discard them immediately. And remember to cook all ground beef and other meats to at least 160°F to protect yourself against these outbreaks.

The nationwide and state-wide chain stores that may have carried the beef products include FoodMaxx in California; Harvey’s in Florida and Georgia; Lucky in California; Savemart in California; and Sprouts in Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Washington. Winn Dixie Supermarket stores in Florida and Georgia, and Brookshire Brothers stores in Louisiana and Texas may also have carried these products.

Please look carefully at this distribution list. Each state named has some specific stores. The street addresses and cities are named for each store in each state.

The symptoms of Salmonella food poisoning include fever, nausea, vomiting, abdominal and stomach cramps, and diarrhea that may be bloody. People usually get sick a few hours to a few days after contracting this infection. If you ate any of these recalled ground beef products and have been sick, see your doctor. You may be part of this ground beef Salmonella Newport outbreak.

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If you or a loved one have been sickened with a Salmonella Newport infection after eating recalled JBS Tolleson ground beef products, please contact our experienced attorneys for help at 1-888-377-8900.

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