Orchid Island Juice Co. Salmonella Outbreak LawsuitsOn July 8, 2005, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a nationwide warning to consumers against drinking unpasteurized orange juice products distributed under a variety of brand names by Orchid Island Juice Company of Fort Pierce, Florida, because it had the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella Typhimurium and had been associated with an outbreak of human illness. On July 15, 2005, the FDA expanded the recall further.
The FDA noted that Orchid Island distributed unpasteurized orange juice and unpasteurized frozen orange juice in the following states: Alabama, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, Washington D.C., West Virginia, Wisconsin, and internationally to Canada, France, and Japan.
Marler Clark's Salmonella lawyers represented several individuals who became ill with Salmonellosis after consuming the Orchid Island products in Salmonella claims against the company.
More about the Orchid Island orange juice Salmonella outbreak can be found on the Marler Clark-sponsored site about Salmonella.