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Trader Joe’s E-Coli Poisoning Class Action Lawsuit

Trader Joe’s E-Coli Poisoning Class Action Lawsuit Our law firm is  currently investigating possible class action as well as single party claims for E-coli poisoning resulting from the consumption of tainted packaged salads and sandwich wraps manufactured by Athertone Foods, Inc. andGlass Onion Catering of Richmond, CA and sold at Trader Joe’s as well as other establishments across the country. The specific strain of the food borne bacteria  E. coli O157:H7 has resulted in an outbreak across several western states including California, Texas, Utah, Oregon, and Nevada. In response Trader Joe’s and the Richmond based food supplier to the grocery chain have recalled over 181,000 pounds of ready to eat salads and sandwiches. Other establishments removing their products in lieu of the E-Coli outbreak include Walgreens and Whole Foods. The types of salads believed to be infected with the harmful agent include
  • Mexican Salad
  • Classic Greek Salad
  • Field Fresh Chopped Salad with Grilled Chicken
  • Southwestern Salad Kit
  • Delish Greek Style Orzo Salad
  • Delish Asian Style Noodle Salad
  • Delish Vegetarian Wrap
For a full list of the products recalled visit the FDA Recalled food page here. Attorney Assistance: Individuals who have suffered serious medical harm due to the eating of Sandwiches and Salads from Trader Joe’s have a right to monetary compensation via the joining of a class action lawsuit of the filing of a single party personal injury claim. Feel free to contact our law offices toll free for legal assistance. All consultations are confidential and are provided free of charge. Compensation Available for Victims of Food Poisoning: Similar to most other personal injury claims victims of food borne illnesses are entitled to compensation for all damages sustained. The types of damages recoverable are as follows
  • All medical and health related expenses including hospitalization costs and rehabilitation care.
  • Pain and suffering compensation including emotional trauma and PTSD.
  • Lost waged and earnings due to the inability to work – loss of future income due to a long term injury or permanent disability.
Joining a Class Action Lawsuit – How is a Class Formed: Class action lawsuits are formed of and when there are a  significantly large number of injured victims with a similar claim against an at fault party. Class action claims require certification by the court where they are to be tried in. 1. Numerosity: Al large number of claimants against a liable party. 2. Commonality: The claimants have an identical or vastly similar issues of fact or law. 3. Typicality: The claim and injuries of the class representative are typical of the other class members. 4. Adequacy: The class representative is able to adequately represent the legal and factual issues of the other class representatives. Legal Help: If you have any further questions feel free to contact our law offices toll free (855)385-2529.


I eat Trader Joes Field Fresh Chopped Salad with Grilled Chicken all of the time. I travel with my work and I keep it iced down in my cooler. I eat them at least 2-3 times a week. I buy them fromthe Fremont, CA Trader Joes. In Oct 2013 I went on vacation with my best friend to Sandestin, Florida. The seconda of our vacation I came down with bloody diarrhea and vommiting. Bloody stool as if I was on my menstral period. My girlfrieend took me to the E>R via by ambulance. They took some test, gave me some I.V. fluids and sent me home with antibiotics.
A few days later I didn’t feel any better so I returned to the E.R. and by than they admitted me for 3 days. That was on Oct.26th. On Oct 29th I needed to go back but they transfered me to another hospital that could care for me better. They diagnosised me with e-coli and HUS. My kidney’s had shut down,my platelets where very low, I had seizures for 2 days, I had an aneurysm on my frontal right lobe and had to recieve platette forecess. I stayed there until Nov.15,2013 at which point I was stable enough to fly back home to California. I was off work for 3 months because of the seizures and I wasn’t allowed to drive my car until I was seizure free for 3 monthsThis is my first trip back to workas a Flight Attendant and I was talking to another Flight Attendant when we arrived to the hotel. She knew of another girl who came down with a e-coli infection and was in the hospital for about a month and she told me it sounded simular to mine. I couldn’twait to talk to her so I google it and found it right here. It was a horrible thing to go through and I am now trying to pay off all of the medical bills. The tough part is wondering and understanding how all of this happened. One day I was on the vacation of my dreams and the next day I was in the hospital and it seemed like I would not ever get out, I was 3000 miles away from home. My girlfriend had to fly back fome and than I was all alone. I was scared, lonley, in tears at times. I didn’t even understand what was going on. I had so many doctors watching over me, I could remember there names only faces. They all would come in telling me”when I was in medical school we would hear about this diesease but never until now have I saw anyone with it” They would also tell me when you are able to get to a computer please do not try to look it up. It will tell you too much you won’t want to know. Boy they were right on the button on that one…….

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