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Cucumber Salmonella Outbreak Strikes Washington, Canada

A Salmonella outbreak likely linked to English cucumbers sold at Costo has sickened six people in Washington, according to the Washington State Department of Health. Cucumbers are also the likely source of an outbreak in Canada that has sickened 45 people.…

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Champaign-Urbana Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Sickens 6

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Champaign County, Illinois has sickened six people, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. The first illnesses associated with the outbreak were reported on September 15, 2018. Health officials are investigating several potential sources of…

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Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Chicken Products

A Salmonella outbreak linked to raw chicken products has sickened 92 people in 21 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Twenty-nine people have been hospitalized. Contact a Salmonella Lawyer Raw Chicken Salmonella Outbreak Health officials…

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Pot ‘O Gold Dairy Raw Milk Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 9 in PA

A Salmonella outbreak linked to raw milk produced by Pot ‘O Gold Dairy in Bear Lake, Pennsylvania has sickened nine people, according to state health an agriculture officials. Consumers who have purchased raw milk from the dairy since September 10,…

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Chesapeake Gas Explosion Leaves 2 in Critical Condition

Nine people were injured, two of them critically, in a natural gas house explosion and fire in Chesapeake, VA on October 14. Neighbors rushed to the aid of homeowners Don and Faye Berry who were trapped beneath the rubble that once…

Food Poisoning Attorney Ryan Osterholm
Lawyer Merges Science and Law in National Foodborne Illness Practice

What do foodborne illness, science, law and giant pumpkins have in common? Food poisoning attorney Ryan Osterholm credits his passion for science and law as the building blocks for his national foodborne illness practice. Not only is Ryan one of…

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CDC Report: Most Food Poisoning Outbreaks Still Occur at Restaurants

Restaurants remain the most common setting of food poisoning outbreaks, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The report, entitled Surveillance for Foodborne Disease Outbreaks United States 2016 Annual Report, also reveals that 839…

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Legionnaires’ Disease Strikes Washington Heights Again, 16 Ill, 1 Dead

For the second time this year, a Legionnaires’ Disease outbreak has struck New York City’s Washington Heights neighborhood, according to the city’s health department. At least 16 people have been sickened one of whom has died. Seven people remain hospitalized. In July 2018,…

Salmonella Outbreak
Winn Dixie, Sprouts and Savemart Sold JBS Beef Recalled for Salmonella

Winn Dixie, Sprouts, Savemart, Harvey’s, Lucky and FoodMaxx are among the stores that sold recalled JBS Tolleson ground beef after it was linked to a Salmonella outbreak. Fifty-seven illnesses have been reported from 16 states, 14 peoplehave been hospitalized. The U.S.…

Semi Truck Causes Fatal crash on I-94 and Highway 81 in Rogers MN - Pillager Man Killed
Construction Worker Killed When Box Truck Hit Pickup on I-94 in Rogers, MN

One construction worker was killed and another injured in a crash on I-94 at County Road 81 near Rogers, Minnesota. According to the State Patrol, a Ford F150 truck pulling a trailer was heading East on I-94 near the County…

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JBS Tolleson Beef Salmonella Outbreak Triggers 6.5 Million-Pound Recall

A Salmonella outbreak linked to beef produced by JBS Tolleson Inc., of Tolleson, Arizona has triggered a recall fo 6.5 million pounds of beef, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS). Fifty-seven illnesses were reported from…

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Johnson County Ham Listeria Outbreak: 4 Sick, 1 Dead

A Listeria outbreak linked to Johnson County Ham products has hospitalized four people, one of whom has died. The company has issued a recall for the ready-to-eat products. Consumers who have purchased these products should not eat them as Listeria can…