The United States Department of Agriculture ("USDA") has released the names of the retail locations that received ground beef products that have been recalled by Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation. A recall was issued on July 21, 2012 after 33 persons from 7 states were sickened with an identical strain of Salmonella Enteritis. A majority of the recalled beef was supplied to Hannaford Supermarkets, which has stores in New York and across New England. More detail concerning this recall can be found in our earlier blog posts from July 2012.
The USDA has identified the following New York retailers believed to have received the tainted beef:
Hannaford - State-wide
IGA - Brewster, New York
IGA - Greenport, New York
IGA - Southold, New York
Peck's Market - Callicoon, New York
Peck's Market - Jeffersonville, New York
Hurley Ridge Market - West Hurley, New York
Wilson's Lakeside Market - Wilson, New York
G-Mart - Wurtsboro, New York
For a full list of the retail locations believed to have received the recalled beef click here.
Symptoms of Salmonellosis include: diarrhea, abdominal cramps, aching, fever, chills, headache, dehydration, nausea, and vomiting. These symptoms usually manifest within 12 to 72 hours after ingestion and may lead to hospitalization or other serious and life-threatening medical complications if not treated timely.
Dreyer Boyajian LLP represents victims of food-borne illnesses such as salmonella infections, including several persons injured as a result of the Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak from beef sold from Hannaford Supermarkets in 2011. If you or someone you know has been so affected, contact our office for a free consultation with one of our attorneys.