September 22, 2015: Contaminated Cucumbers Sicken 558 People – Cucumber Lawsuit Help

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CDC Reports – Confirmed Salmonella Case Count Reaches 558 Illnesses

On September 22, 2015, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reported that 558 confirmed cases of Salmonella food poisoning linked to recalled cucumbers have been reported across 33 states. This is an increase of 140 outbreak cases since the CDC’s last update on September 15, 2015. According to the CDC, cucumbers distributed by Andrew & Williamson Fresh Produce are the likely source of the outbreak.

The number of confirmed Salmonella cases reported by state is as follows: Alaska (12), Arizona (95), Arkansas (8), California (120), Colorado (17), Hawaii (1) Idaho (20), Illinois (8), Indiana (2), Iowa (1) Kansas (2), Kentucky (1), Louisiana (4), Minnesota (29), Missouri (9), Montana (14), Nebraska (5), Nevada (11), New Mexico (27), New York (5), North Dakota (3), Ohio (2), Oklahoma (12), Oregon (17), Pennsylvania (2) South Carolina (8), South Dakota (1) Texas (24), Utah (46), Virginia (1), Washington (18), Wisconsin (29), and Wyoming (4).

One hundred and twelve (112) of the confirmed food poisoning illnesses resulted in hospitalization. Three deaths were reported including 1 from Arizona, 1 from California, and 1 from Texas. Fifty-two percent of those sickened are children younger than 18 years old. Available illness onset dates ranged from July 3, 2015 to September 11, 2015.

The outbreak has lead to multiple cucumber recalls.

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If you or a loved one are diagnosed with a Salmonella food poisoning and you have a question regarding a potential cucumber related food poisoning lawsuit, you can request a free legal case evaluation by calling our lawyers toll free at 1-877-934-6274. Our phones are answered 24/7. You may also contact a lawyer at The Weinberg Law Firm online, by submitting the food poisoning lawsuit case evaluation form found on this page.

Please see Salmonella Mushroom Outbreak and Salmonella Mushroom Recall for additional outbreak and recall news.