Filed Complaint 1.13.20

Chaundra and Shea Rodrigues are the 31-year-old parents of Z.R., their 13-month-old son. They live in Hilo, Hawai’i. On December 31, 2019, the plaintiffs went to the Island Naturals Market & Deli, located at 1221 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, Hawai’i, for lunch. They purchased two avocado sandwiches, comprised of sourdough bread, lettuce, onion,

Fresh Express Sunflower Crisp chopped salad kits were the likely source of this outbreak – romaine lettuce from common supplier not definite.

A total of 10 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7 were reported from five states in the United States – North Dakota, Minnesota, Michigan, Illinois and Georgia. Illnesses started

FDA, CDC and state and local partners are investigating an outbreak of illnesses caused by Salmonella Javiana. Epidemiologic and traceback evidence indicate that fruit mix with cantaloupe, honeydew, pineapple, and grapes from Tailor Cut Produce of North Brunswick, New Jersey, is a potential source of this outbreak.

Tailor Cut Produce of New Jersey recalled its

Since the last update on November 18, 2019, two additional ill people were reported from Colorado and New Mexico. A total of 13 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Dublin were reported from eight states.  The states impacted are:




New Mexico





Illnesses started on dates ranging

Ninety-six people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Javiana have been reported from 11 states – California 1, Colorado 1, Connecticut 1, Delaware 39, Illinois 1, Minnesota 1, New Jersey 12, New York, 4, Pennsylvania 34, Virginia 1 and Washington 1.

Illnesses were reported from states where Tailor Cut Produce distributes, including Pennsylvania, New

Seven people infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria monocytogenes have been reported from five states (Florida, Maine, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Texas). Four hospitalizations have been reported. One death has been reported from Texas.

As part of a multi-state recall due to the potential risk of Listeria monocytogenes, Meijer – in conjunction with