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Salmonella Baildon Lawsuit Filed against New Jersey Taco Bell

Screen shot 2011-03-28 at 9.43.23 AM.pngOn or about August 4, 2010, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced an outbreak of Salmonella serotype Baildon and Hartford illnesses linked to Taco Bell restaurant locations in many states, including New Jersey. Many of the illnesses involved in the outbreak occurred during late May and throughout the month of June 2010. On or about June 10, 2010, Mr. Bianchetti purchased and consumed a beef chalupa and chicken soft taco from the Taco Bell restaurant owned and/or operated by the defendants, and located at 1120 Somerset Street, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 08901. Mr. Bianchetti fell ill on or about June 14, 2010 with severe gastrointestinal symptoms consistent with a Salmonella infection. He received medical care over the following days, and provided a stool culture that returned positive for Salmonella Baildon. Download Complaint we filed with our local counsel.