Tailor Cut Salmonella Lawyer Update: Cut Fruit Products Recalled Due to Salmonella Concerns.
Tailor Cut Produce issued a recall on Cut Fruit Mix products on December 7, 2019, due to the possibility that the fruit products may have been contaminated with salmonella. The New Jersey Company recalled it’s Fruit Luau, cut honeydew, cut cantaloupe, and cut pineapple products, which were distributed between November 15 and December 1, 2019. The Company has suspended production of the fruit products while the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigates the source of the problem.
The recalled products were distributed in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Delaware. The products are distributed in 2/1 gallon cases with a date of production stamped on the side. Brittany Lauffer, a spokesperson for the Pennsylvania Department of Health, stated that Tailor Cut Produce only sells its products directly to other companies in the food industry; they do not sell to grocery stores.
The FDA reported that the contamination of the recalled fruit product was discovered after several patients fell ill in four hospitals in Pennsylvania. As of the date of the recall, 33 confirmed cases of salmonella have been reported by different hospitals in southeast Pennsylvania. According to the FDA, after a review of evidence and invoices, the common food in many cases was the Fruit Luau fruit mix.
The FDA is urging people to avoid serving and eating the recalled products, in one of the their statements of the recall the FDA said: “Because the recalled products may have been distributed to nursing homes, schools, hospitals, and other facilities that cater to vulnerable populations, it is important that these facilities do not sell or serve them.” Salmonella can cause symptoms such as diarrhea, fever, headache, nausea, vomiting, and chills those more prone to contracting it are children under five years old, the elderly, and people with weak immune symptoms.
Ron Simon, a national Salmonella Lawyer, stated that food contaminated with salmonella usually look, smell, and taste normal. Salmonella bacteria are usually transmitted to humans who unknowingly consume food contaminated with the feces. Food may become contaminated when someone infected with Salmonella handles or prepares food for someone else.
For more information on the Salmonella outbreak linked to Tailor Cut Produce, to speak to a Salmonella Lawyer, or inquire about a Salmonella Lawsuit, call 1-888-335-4901.