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First Salmonella Chester Lawsuit to be filed against ConAgra’s Marie Callender’s brand Cheesy Chicken and Rice Frozen Dinner

To date, according to the CDC, a total of 30 individuals infected with a matching strain of Salmonella Chester have been reported from 15 states. The number of ill people identified in each state with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Chester are as follows: CA (4), CO (2), GA (6), IL (1), KY (1), MA (2), MN (2), MO (1), NC (1), OK (1), OR (2), SC (2), TN (1), UT (1), and VA (3). 

This suit involves one of the Oregon cases who was hospitalized for four days (click on image to download) and will be filed in Federal Court in the morning: