Daily Harvest has announced a recall of all units of its French Lentil + Leek Crumbles because consumers have reported gastrointestinal illnesses, as well as possible issues with liver function.
Nadrich & Cohen are experienced food poisoning lawyers who have been representing victims of food poisoning since 1990. We have recovered over $350,000,000 on behalf of our clients in that time.
California law allows victims of defective products, such as food that causes food poisoning, to obtain financial compensation for their injuries from the manufacturers of the defective products. We are experienced experts at handling food poisoning cases, and we know the ins and outs of proving that our clients’ injuries were caused by product defects.
You may be eligible for financial compensation in a Daily Harvest French Lentil + Leek Crumbles lawsuit if you or a loved one suffered from any of the following after consuming this recalled product:
- Liver failure
- Liver injury
- Gastrointestinal illness
- Abdominal distress
- Gallbladder removal surgery
- Gallbladder distress
- Other conditions or injuries
Daily Harvest French Lentil + Leek Crumbles Recall
According to the FDA announcement, about 28,000 units of the product were distributed from April 28 to June 17, 2022. They went to United States consumers via direct delivery and online sales, in addition to retail sales at a Los Angeles, CA, “pop-up” store and Daily Harvest’s store in Chicago, IL. A small number of consumers were also provided with samples.
This frozen product is sold in a white, 12-ounce pouch that has “Daily Harvest” printed at the top. “CRUMBLES” is printed below the top, and “French Lentil + Leek” are printed in bold. All units of this product have been recalled, and no other Daily Harvest products are a part of the recall.
Daily Harvest has received about 470 reports of adverse reactions or illness, according to the FDA. Consumers are advised to immediately dispose of this product if they still have it in their freezer.
The company has not yet identified the cause of the illnesses, according to a recent update they posted to their website. A Reddit thread currently containing over 1,300 comments contains claims that consumers have experienced multiple health issues after consuming the crumbles, including:
- Extreme stomach pain
- Severe muscle cramps
- Loss of gallbladder
- Liver issues
- Severe upper back pain
- Severe abdominal pain
- Dark urine
- Itchy skin
- Severe fatigue
- Loss of sleep
- Excessive sweating
Several users in the Reddit thread have reported the need for gallbladder removal surgery after consuming the crumbles.
Can I File a Daily Harvest French Lentil + Leek Crumbles Lawsuit?
You may qualify to file a lawsuit against Daily Harvest if you suffered from gastrointestinal illness, liver problems, gallbladder problems, or other health issues after consuming the company’s French Lentil + Leek Crumbles.
Companies are strictly liable under California law for injuries caused by their products when the injuries occur due to the products containing a manufacturing defect. A product has a manufacturing defect when it is unsafe because something went wrong during the manufacturing process.
Food products like the Daily Harvest French Lentil + Leek Crumbles typically cause food poisoning because they have a manufacturing defect. Food products can become contaminated during the manufacturing process, or they may be improperly cooked during the manufacturing process.
Strict liability means that negligence doesn’t need to be proven for the company to be held liable for injuries. This means that only the following needs to be proven for you to be eligible for financial compensation from Daily Harvest:
- The Daily Harvest French Lentil + Leek Crumbles contained a manufacturing defect
- You were injured by the crumbles
- The crumbles’ manufacturing defect was a significant factor in causing your injury
If you are unsure if you qualify for a lawsuit against Daily Harvest, or if you think you do qualify, we can help. Our expert product liability lawyers are ready to handle every step of your case for you, hold Daily Harvest accountable for their actions, and obtain the financial compensation you deserve.
What Compensation Might I Receive in a Lawsuit Against Daily Harvest?
You may be eligible to be compensated for many things in a lawsuit against Daily Harvest, including:
- Medical bills
- Lost wages
- Lost earning capacity
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional distress
The amount of compensation you may be eligible for will depend on multiple factors, such as the size of your medical bills and whether you were forced to miss work.
During your free consultation, you can find out more about how much compensation you may be eligible for if you became ill after consuming Daily Harvest French Lentil + Leek Crumbles.
Daily Harvest French Lentil + Leek Crumbles Lawyers
Our experienced food poisoning attorneys at Nadrich & Cohen have been successfully obtaining financial compensation for victims of food poisoning for over 30 years. Almost all of our cases settle out of court for the full value that our clients deserve because insurance companies and lawyers know about our long track record of success, and know it is a waste of time and expensive legal fees to take us on in court.
The only fee we charge to represent our clients is a percentage of any financial recovery we obtain for them. We don’t charge a fee if we don’t obtain financial compensation. Because of this, anyone can afford our experienced, expert legal representation, since you will never owe us even a penny out-of-pocket if we represent you.
Call us today or contact us online for a free consultation if you or a loved one became ill after eating Daily Harvest French Lentil + Leek Crumbles. Let us fight for y