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  • Salmonella Pot Pies: Recalls need better Notice
    Salmonella Pot Pies: Recalls need better Notice
    February 6, 2008

    Irwin, PA Charlene C. put two Banquet chicken pot pies in the oven for dinner--quick and easy. "In the middle of the night I got sick—my stomach was really cramping and I had diarrhea," she says. "I thought it was just a virus. But I was talking to my friend a while later and said I was going to have a banquet pot pie for dinner. 'Did you hear about that recall a while ago?' she asked. I didn't know of any recall!"

  • Banquet Salmonella Pot Pies: One Little Girl's Story
    Banquet Salmonella Pot Pies: One Little Girl's Story
    January 30, 2008

    Sauk Rapids, MN: The experience of a Minnesota woman—whose daughter was sickened with salmonella poisoning from Banquet Pot Pies—verifies the foolhardiness of Banquet in assuming that consumers are aware of the power and wattage of their microwaves.

  • Banquet Pot Pies New Cooking Instructions: Are They Realistic?
    Banquet Pot Pies New Cooking Instructions: Are They Realistic?
    December 24, 2007

    Omaha, NB While lawsuits continue to swirl around the October recall of Banquet pot pies and incidents of pot pie salmonella, Banquet parent ConAgra has updated cooking instructions for its product.

  • Banquet Pot Pie Recall: ConAgra Customer Service Pathetic
    Banquet Pot Pie Recall: ConAgra Customer Service Pathetic
    December 1, 2007

    Huntsville, AL "What right does ConAgra have to tell me whether or not we had food poisoning?" says Ruth Gordon. "My daughter and I were severely ill for a week after we ate their Banquet turkey pot pies and all they are offering is a refund."

  • Salmonella in ConAgra's Chicken Nuggets?
    Salmonella in ConAgra's Chicken Nuggets?
    November 23, 2007

    Grapevine, TX: Banquet Pot Pies may not be ConAgra's only product that has been contaminated with salmonella. A two-year-old boy was diagnosed with salmonella poisoning and wound up in hospital for a week after eating ConAgra's chicken nuggets. Could ConAgra be facing yet another recall?

  • ConAgra Serving Salmonella Pot Pies
    ConAgra Serving Salmonella Pot Pies
    November 13, 2007

    Houston, TX Doreen Jones (not her real name) thought she had a nasty bout of the flu but it was so bad that she wound up in hospital. Her doctor figured she had food poisoning so it was a process of elimination—both physically and mentally—to determine the cause. "I had eaten other foods besides a couple of Banquet pot pies but the doctor had heard about salmonella and the pot pies recall," says Jones.

  • Could Banquet Pot Pies have Claimed a Life?
    Could Banquet Pot Pies have Claimed a Life?
    November 3, 2007

    Wilmette, IL "My brother called last week with sad news: our father had passed away," says Al Gibson (not his real name). And shocking news because their father was in good health. Disturbingly, Al found some Banquet pot pies in his dad's freezer and three discarded pot pie trays in the recycle bin. Did their dad die from salmonella poisoning?

  • Class Action Lawsuit Filed After Salmonella Outbreak
    Class Action Lawsuit Filed After Salmonella Outbreak
    October 18, 2007

    Omaha, NE: A class action [lawsuit] has been filed against ConAgra Foods on behalf of all people who purchased or ate the company's pot pies that have been linked to a massive recall. The suit includes anyone who became sick after eating the pies.

  • ConAgra Finally Recalls Banquet Pot Pies
    ConAgra Finally Recalls Banquet Pot Pies
    October 13, 2007

    Portland, OR Even after a national salmonella outbreak linked to Banquet turkey and chicken pot pies and other brands, ConAgra Foods Inc. refused to recall the potentially contaminated foods.

  • Lawsuit Filed in Pot Pie Salmonella Contamination
    Lawsuit Filed in Pot Pie Salmonella Contamination
    October 11, 2007

    Sauk Rapids, MN Yet another food contaminated with salmonella has been discovered. This time the food is Banquet turkey and chicken pot pies, which are being pulled off store shelves across the US. A Minnesota couple that believes their daughter became ill with salmonella after eating a contaminated pot pie has filed a [lawsuit] against the makers of the Banquet pot pies.

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