Wisconsin Family Sues Supermercado Over Salmonella Illnesses

May 27, 2015

A Kenosha, WI, family has sued the local Supermercado Los Corrales store whose pork sales are now thought to be responsible for a Salmonella outbreak that has sickened more than 60 people.

Kenneth and Melissa Vela, on behalf of themselves and their three children (Andrew, Elizabeth and Jacob), electronically filed their lawsuit Wednesday against the Supermercado’s corporate parent, Los Corrales Enterprises LLC, and its insurance carrier in the Kenosha County Branch of Wisconsin’s Circuit Court.

According to the complaint, the Velas purchased pork carnitas at the Supermercado in Kenosha on May 9, 2015, and consumed them the same day. Within…