Cucumber Distributor Named in Multiple Salmonella Lawsuits

Produce distributor Andrew & Williamson Fresh Produce has been named in numerous product liability suits in the wake of a multistate salmonella outbreak preliminarily linked to imported cucumbers the company distributed. A total of 418 people infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Poona have been reported from 31 states, and two have died, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [9/22/15]