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Jif Peanut Butter Salmonella Outbreak
Jif Peanut Butter Salmonella Outbreak

A multistate Salmonella outbreak linked to Jif peanut butter has sickened 14 people in 12 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A nationwide recall has been issued for multiple varieties of Jif including creamy, crunchy, natural,…

Jif Salmonella Recall
Jif Salmonella Recall

Four dozen varieties of Jif peanut butter are being recalled in connection with a multistate Salmonella Senftenberg outbreak. The recall includes creamy, crunchy, honey, and natural peanut butter sold in a variety of sizes and containers including jars, cans, and…

Blood sample with legionella positive
Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak at Hilton/Hampton Inn Parsippany Hotel

Contaminated water at the Hilton/Hampton Inn Parsippany Hotel in NJ is the likely source of a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak that sickened three people, according to the state health department.  Legionnaires’ disease is a kind of severe pneumonia caused by breathing…

Hepatitis A virus (HAV) test
Possible Hepatitis A Exposure at Luigi’s Restaurant in Roanoke, VA

An employee with hepatitis A at Luigi’s restaurant in Roanoke, VA may have exposed patrons who visited the restaurant between April 26  and May 17, according to state health officials. Contact the Pritzker Hageman Hepatitis Lawyers Today Phone: 888-377-8900  | …

Child hospitalized with liver failure
Adenovirus May Be Cause of Pediatric Hepatitis Cases [Updated]

Updated May 19 to include illnesses in additional states Health officials in 36 states and territories are working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to investigate cases of hepatitis cases among young children who have suffered liver…

THC in cereal, cookies and candy
FDA: THC-laced Products with Copycat Packaging Causing Illnesses

After receiving more than 100 reports of illness, the FDA is warning consumers that the copycat packaging of some edibles has led to accidental ingestion of THC. The edibles are packaged to look like candy and cereal such as Cap’n…

Cronobacter meningitis
Similac, Alimentum, EleCare Cronobacter Ilnesses [Updated]

Updated May 13, 2022  From September 2021 to January 2022, four Cronobacter illnesses and fatalities were reported among infants who had consumed various kinds of Similac powdered infant formula. The Similac products, along with Alimentum or EleCare products were all…

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Metra BNSF Passenger Dies After Train Hits Semi-Truck in Clarendon Hills

A passenger died after a Metra BNSF train hit a semi-truck at the Prospect Avenue crossing in Clarendon Hills, IL. The crash injured four other people, including two passengers, a conductor, and an engineer. Christina Lopez (72) was traveling from…

Groud beef E. coli recall
E. coli Ground Beef Recall Includes Walmart, Weis, Winn Dixie and More [Updated]

Updated with additional store names A ground beef recall for potential E. coli O103 contamination includes products sold at Walmart, Weis, Winn Dixie, PriceRite, Fresh Thyme, Earth Fare, and other stores. Lakeside Refrigerated Services of Swedesboro, N.J issued the recall…

Recalled Similac Products Comsumed by Infants with Cronobacter
Months Before Similac Recall Whistleblower Alerted FDA to Issues at Plant

Months before the FDA opened an investigation into four Cronobacter illnesses and two deaths among infants who consumed Similac, a whistleblower alerted senior agency officials to food safety violations at Abbott Nutrition’s plant in Sturgis, MI where the powdered infant…

Kroger Ground Beef E. coli Public Health Alert
USDA Issues E. coli Alert for Kroger Ground Beef

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Services (USDA FSIS) has issued a public health alert for ground beef sold at Kroger that may be contaminated with E. coli O26. The agency did not request a recall because…

Goat Contact and E. coli in Child
E. coli Outbreak Tied to Petting Goats at Georges Mill Farm in Lovettsville

Several people who petted the goats at Georges Mill Farm in Lovettsville, PA between March 6 and April 20, 2022, developed E. coli infections, according to the Loudon County Health Department. Contact the Pritzker Hageman E. coli Team Phone: 1-888-377-8900  | …