Trader Joe’s Grocery Store has issued a recall for their In-Shell, Roasted Pistachios. These pistachios may be contaminated with Salmonella. They are sold nationwide and the following products include Trader Joe’s Dry Roasted & Unsalted Pistachios (UPC 0007 9990), Trader Joe’s Dry Roasted & Salted Pistachios (UPC 0007 9983) and Trader Joe’s 50% Less Salt Roasted & Salted Pistachios (UPC 0011 1348). In addition to the recall, Trader Joe’s has also pulled Dry Roasted & Unsalted Pistachios, Roasted & Salted Pistachios, and 50% Less Salt Roasted & Salted Pistachios from their shelves until the investigation is complete.
The Center for Disease Control has pointed at Wonderful Pistachios as the source of the outbreak of salmonella. Many have been hospitalized. Food contaminations cause dangerous and life-threatening illness every day here in the United States. The CDC report 19,000 hospitalizations and 380 deaths are due to salmonella poisoning every year. Improper handling of food by companies happen all over our country and kill thousands each year. If you or a loved one have been injured by a food related illness, it can feel hopeless for compensation when you are up against big businesses.
The product liability attorneys at the St. Louis law firm Meyerkord & Kurth will provide you with a full analysis of the incident to determine if you are entitled to compensation. We will not only ensure that you receive compensation for your damages, but we will fight to obtain the maximum amount available. Contact Meyerkord & Kurth for a free no-obligation consultation today.