Food Poisoning

If you or a loved one has ingested tainted food and has been diagnosed with one of the following medical conditions, and as a result have been hospitalized, suffered long term illness or a permanent disability you may have a case.

  • Listeria
  • Salmonella
  • E Coli
  • Botulism
  • Shigella
  • Hepatitis A
  • Campylobacter

In order to have a case, certain criteria must be met:

1. Food was contaminated with a foodborne pathogen
2. The contamination caused the illness
3. The injury is significant or permanent (required hospitalization or led to long-term damages)

The U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) have recently posted the following recalls, market withdrawals and safety alerts:

Recall: Wolfgang B. Gourmet Foods, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Fish (Anchovies) in Two Lots Of Fairway Brand Condiment Grilling Sauce

Wolfgang B. Gourmet Foods, Inc. of Catskill, NY, is voluntarily recalling approximately 236 units of FAIRWAY brand CONDIMENT GRILLING SAUCE, NET WT. 12 oz., UPC 758940706093, because it contains undeclared fish (anchovies). The Grilling Sauce is made with Worcestershire Sauce which contains anchovies as a sub-ingredient but anchovies are not listed on the label. People who are allergic to anchovies run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Recall: K-Fat Inc. Issues an Alert on Undeclared Sulfites In Kfi Sweetened Ginger Candy

K-Fat Inc. 13 Meadow St. Brooklyn, N.Y., 11206 is recalling KFI Sweetened Ginger Candy because they contain undeclared sulfites. People who have severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.

Recall: Humei Trading Inc. Issues Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in "Dried Lily"

Humei Trading Inc of 147-34 176th Street 1st Floor, Jamaica NY 11434, is recalling its 340g (12oz) Packages of “Dried Lily” because they contained undeclared sulfites. Consumers who have severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.

Recall: Pringles Issues Allergy Alert and Voluntary Recall of One Hour’s Worth of Production of Original Crisps Due to Undeclared Milk

Pringles is recalling a small quantity of 5.68‐ounce cans of its Original crisps. The crisps are being recalled because they may have been inadvertently exposed to seasoning containing milk, which is not listed as an ingredient on the label.
 

Foodborne Illness & Food Poisoning related news:

NYTimes: Recalls of Imported Foods Are Flawed, a Government Audit Reports

If you or a loved one has suffered from a foodborne illness or food poisoning and you meet the criteria (as indicated above) please contact us today.