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Sheetz produce supplier sued by victim of Salmonella outbreak

Salmonella lawsuit filed against Coronet Foods by Marler Clark

PITTSBURGH—Marler Clark, the Seattle law firm that represents victims of foodborne illness throughout the United States, and Meyers, Rosen, Louik and Perry, a respected Pittsburgh personal injury firm, filed a Salmonella lawsuit against Coronet Foods, Inc. on Monday in Federal District Court. The plaintiff in the lawsuit is James Groves, a resident of West Sunbury who became ill and was hospitalized for three days after consuming a sandwich purchased from a Sheetz store on July 2.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health has determined that more than 60 people, including Mr. Groves, became ill after eating raw tomatoes served at Sheetz outlets. Sheetz operates over 300 stores in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, and North Carolina. The Salmonella serotype Javiana outbreak has spread across eleven Pennsylvania counties and three states, including Pennsylvania, Maryland, and West Virginia. Investigators determined that the contamination originated at Coronet Foods, and that contaminated tomatoes and lettuce had been distributed to Sheetz stores.

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