Jimmy John's Store Sued Over Salmonella Outbreak

By Cara Salvatore (September 5, 2018, 7:47 PM EDT) -- A Wisconsin Jimmy John's allegedly at the center of a 2017 salmonella outbreak was sued Tuesday by one of its purported victims, a woman who said the chain had long known of safety issues with the believed culprit, sprouts.

Kathleen Navis says she ate a sandwich with sprouts at a Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, Jimmy John's in December 2017, and six days later came down with a case of salmonella that severely sickened her for months.

According to Navis' filings in Dodge County court, the chain has traced numerous cases of illness to its sprouts over the last decade. Navis believes that...

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