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Barb Pruitt

Barb Pruitt

Barb Pruitt became ill with a Salmonella typhimurium infection during a 2009 outbreak that was traced back to lettuce from the Salinas Valley in California. Barb’s illness quickly became life-threatening, and she spent over a moth in the hospital. Due to her Salmonella infection, Barb will suffer severe gastrointestinal problems for the rest of her life.

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A Salmonella Victim’s Statement to the Senate

First, let me make it clear that I have no authority or expertise in the field of foodborne illnesses, however; I am a survivor of Salmonella poisoning and can speak from experience. I speak for ALL that have experienced, could experience, or have died from food poisoning. In addition, I speak for those that are… Continue Reading