Meat products sold at Dierbergs have been linked to a listeria outbreak.
Dierbergs Markets has pulled one brand’s sausage, salami, bacon and other meat products from its shelves and issued a voluntary recall after a listeria outbreak was discovered at a meat processing plant in Albers, Illinois.
In total, the voluntary recall affects over 60 products. All affected products say “EST 20917” in their USDA mark of inspection.
Listeriosis can cause serious illness.
Caused by the germ Listeria monocytogenes, Listeriosis is a potentially serious infection that is most commonly caused by consuming contaminated food products. In generally healthy individuals, Listeriosis causes the following symptoms:
- Muscle aches
Symptoms of listeria infection may begin a few days after you’ve eaten contaminated food, but it can take over 30 days before the first signs of listeria infection begin.
It is possible for listeria infection to spread to your nervous system. Signs and symptoms of listeria that has spread to your nervous system include:
- Stiff neck
- Confusion or changes in alertness
- Loss of balance
Have you or a loved one experienced the symptoms of listeria infection after consuming contaminated meat products? We may be able to help. For a free, confidential case evaluation, contact our office now: 618-272-2284 (9:00am-5:00pm ct M-F) or firstname.lastname@example.org (24/7).
Listeria is especially dangerous for unborn children and newborns.
The consequences of listeria infection for unborn babies and newborns can be devastating, including miscarriage, stillbirth, and premature birth. Listeria is also known to cause life-threatening infections among babies born to mothers infected with listeria.
Signs and symptoms of a listeria infection in a newborn include:
- Little interest in feeding
- Difficulty breathing
If you experienced adverse health effects after consuming meat purchased at Dierbergs, you may have a legal claim.
If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with listeria infection, required medical care, or experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, or premature birth after consuming meat purchased from a Dierbergs supermarket in Missouri, you may have a legal claim for compensation.
The experienced trial attorneys at Walton Telken can help you seek compensation from those responsible. For a free, confidential case evaluation, contact our office now: 618-272-2284 (9:00am-5:00pm ct M-F) or email@example.com (24/7).