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First Del Monte Salmonella Cantaloupe Lawsuit to be Filed in Colorado

According to the CDC, 13 persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Panama have been reported from Oregon (5 cases), Washington (4 cases), California (2 cases), Colorado (1 case) and Maryland (1 case. According tot he FDA, Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. recalled 4,992 cartons of cantaloupes, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella Panama. The cantaloupes were distributed through warehouse clubs in Alaska, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.

We, along with local counsel, will be filing the complaint Friday morning.  See also, Salmonella Attorney Bill Marler Explains Cantaloupe Outbreak; Talks Cantaloupe Safety

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