The Salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey products for pets and humans has expanded to include 279 cases in 41 states. One person in California has died, 107 people have been hospitalized.
If you were sickened in this outbreak, you may have a lawsuit. Health officials have determined that this strain of Salmonella Reading is widespread in the industry. Jennie-O has issued two recalls for raw turkey products. And two raw pet food recalls (Raws for Paws and Woody’s Pet Food Deli) were issued after human illnesses were reported from contact with the pet food.
The Salmonella lawyers at Pritzker Hageman are representing several clients sickened in this outbreak. One of them is a 5-year-old girl who developed a painful bone infection called osteomyelitis as a complication of her Salmonella infection.
Since December 21, 2018, the last time information on this outbreak was updated, 63 cases from 24 states and the District of Columbia were added.
Cases now have been reported from 41 states. They are: Alabama (4), Alaska (2), Arizona (4), Arkansas (1), California (26), Colorado (6), Connecticut (4), Delaware (1), District of Columbia (4), Florida (12), Georgia (2), Hawaii (2), Idaho (4), Iowa (4), Illinois (23), Indiana (7), Kansas (1), Kentucky (1), Maryland (7), Massachusetts (7), Michigan (9), Minnesota (20), Missouri (4), Nebraska (1), Nevada (1), New Jersey (11), New Mexico (2), New York (20), North Carolina (9), North Dakota (2), Ohio (8), Oklahoma (6), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (13), South Carolina (1), South Dakota (3), Tennessee (2), Texas (22), Utah (1), Virginia (11), Washington (2) and Wisconsin (7).