Daily Harvest recalled French Lentil + Leek Crumbles after hundreds of people developed elevated liver enzymes with liver and gallbladder dysfunction, or other symptoms of food poisoning.
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Tara Flour Identified As Likely Source of Outbreak
On July 19, Daily Harvest sent an email to customers to report that tara flour was probably what sickened hundreds of people who ate French Lentil + Leek Crumbles. Tara flour was used for the “first and only time” this year in French Lentil + Leek Crumbles, and no other products made by Daily Harvest.
369 Illnesses Linked to Daily Harvest French Lentil + Leek Crumbles
On August 25, 2022 the FDA posted an update to report that approximately 369 people got sick after eating Daily Harvest French Lentil + Leek Crumbles. Of those, at least 125 people were hospitalized due to severe food poisoning, gallbladder or liver problems.
The most recent illness started on August 9, 2022. Illnesses have been reported in dozens of states, including: AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, MD, MA, MN, MS, MI, MO, MT, NV, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI.
FDA Investigates Illnesses Linked to Daily Harvest French Lentil + Leek Crumbles
The FDA is investigating reports of “gastrointestinal illness and abnormal liver function” linked to Daily Harvest French Lentil + Leek Crumbles. Texas and dozens of other states have reported illnesses, according to the FDA:
“If you experience symptoms including yellowing of the skin and eyes (jaundice), dark urine, itching with no rash, gastrointestinal illness, nausea, fatigue, body aches, severe abdominal pain and/or fever after consuming this product, please consult with your healthcare provider. Let your healthcare provider know you have recently consumed the recalled Daily Harvest French Lentil & Leek Crumbles.”
Daily Harvest Lawsuits
A growing number of lawsuits have been filed against Daily Harvest by people who got sick, including people who had:
- Surgery to remove their gallbladders
- Elevated liver enzymes
- Liver dysfunction
- Gallbladder dysfunction
- And more
Daily Harvest Hit With 1st Lawsuit After Woman Has Surgery to Remove Gallbladder
The first lawsuit against Daily Harvest was filed by Carol R., a woman from Tulsa, Oklahoma, who ate French Lentil + Leek Crumbles twice in May 2022. Both times, she was hospitalized due to severe abdominal pain and other symptoms.
During her second hospitalization, she was diagnosed with elevated liver enzymes and gallbladder dysfunction.gallbladder. On June 24, she had surgery to remove her gallbladder, according to the lawsuit (Case Number 1:22-cv-05385).
What is Daily Harvest?
Daily Harvest is a celebrity-backed meal delivery service that was launched in 2015. It specializes in vegan frozen meals, bowls, smoothies, flatbreads, and toppings.
In June 2022, a growing number of Daily Harvest customers reported on social media that they suffered liver damage and other symptoms of food poisoning after eating French Lentil + Leek Crumbles.
One Instagram user wrote: “What started as extremely intense upper abdominal pain, fever, nausea, and fatigue took a dark turn with the test results for my liver enzymes. The fatigue persisted for the next couple weeks and after almost a month I’m finally feeling like the energy levels are starting to come back.”
Another person on Reddit reported that his wife was hospitalized for 2 days with seriously elevated liver enzymes, extreme fatigue, dark urine, low-grade fever, and whole-body itching with no rash.
Daily Harvest Recalls French Lentil + Leek Crumbles
On June 23, Daily Harvest and the FDA announced a recall for French Lentil + Leek Crumbles.
Daily Harvest reported that approximately 470 people had reported “gastrointestinal issues and potential liver function issues” after eating after eating French Lentil + Leek Crumbles. Around 28,000 packages were distributed from April 28 through June 17, 2022.
Illnesses Linked to Daily Harvest French Lentil + Leek Crumbles
- Elevated liver enzymes with liver and gallbladder dysfunction
- Liver damage
- Acute hepatitis (liver inflammation)
- Stomach pain and cramps
- Elevated liver enzymes (ALT and AST)
- Extreme fatigue
- Dark urine
- Itching skin
- Gallbladder problems
Daily Harvest Class Action Lawsuits
Many angry customers said on social media that they plan on contacting a lawyer and filing a food poisoning lawsuit against Daily Harvest. These lawsuits would likely seek financial compensation for any illness, pain and suffering, lost wages, medical bills, and more.
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