June 28, 2007: Veggie Booty Recall Issued Due To 51 Reported Cases of Salmonella

Veggie Booty Recall News – All Veggie Booty snack foods are being recalled nationwide after 51 cases of Salmonella food poisoning were reported in 17 states. The illness has mainly struck children under the age of 3, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Veggie Booty Recall Information

The recall was initiated by Robert’s American Gourmet Food Inc., manufacturer of Veggie Booty, after the company was informed by the FDA of possible Salmonella contamination of their product. According to the FDA, many of those taken ill had consumed Veggie Booty.

Georgine Hertzwig of Robert’s American Gourmet, based in Sea Cliff, NY, said that the product had not tested positive for Salmonella, but that the recall had been undertaken as a precaution given the FDA findings.

Veggie Booty is sold in many grocery outlets, including supermarkets and health food stores, throughout the U.S. and Canada. It is also available on-line and by mail order. All bag sizes, codes and expiration dates are subject to the recall.

Symptoms of Salmonella food poisoning include diarrhea (sometimes bloody), abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting, fever, chills, headache, muscle pain, and joint pain.

Contact Attorney Eric Weinberg For Salmonella Lawsuit Help

The Law Firm of Eric H. Weinberg currently represents victims of food poisoning outbreaks throughout the United States. If you or a loved one has been harmed by Salmonella food poisoning, and you have a question about your legal rights, please call us toll free at 1-877-934-6274. You may also visit Lawyer New Brunswick NJ to learn more about the Law Firm of Eric H. Weinberg. For more information about Salmonella and other types of food poisoning, visit www.foodpoisoning.com.

For additional outbreak and food recall news, please see Salmonella Cantaloupe Outbreak and Salmonella Alfalfa Sprouts, and E. coli Flour Recall.