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Bagged Salad Cyclospora Outbreak Ends With 701 Sick

The Cyclospora outbreak linked to bagged salads has ended after sickening 701 people in 14 states. Thirty-eight people were hospitalized. Health officials identified the source of the outbreak as bagged salads containing iceberg lettuce, red cabbage, and carrots produced by…

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Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Dried Wood Ear Mushrooms Sickens 41

A Salmonella outbreak linked to dried wood ear mushrooms has sickened 41 people in 10 states. Four people have been hospitalized, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Several clusters of illness have been linked to ramen…

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Oklahoma City House Explosion Injures 3, 1 Child has Died

One child has died and three people are seriously injured after a house explosion in Oklahoma City this morning. Officials say propane may have been the source of the blast that occurred just before 7 a.m. this morning injuring the…

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After Deadly Listeria Outbreak, Blue Bell Exec Faces 7 Felony Charges

Five years after Blue Bell Creameries was linked to a deadly Listeria outbreak, the company pleaded guilty in federal court in Austin, Texas to distributing contaminated products and agreed to pay $19 million in fines. In a related case, Paul…

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CDC Report Charts 2016 -2019 Food Poisoning Trends

Efforts to reduce food poisoning in the U.S. are failing, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). An analysis of the three-year-period from 2016-2019 shows the incidence of food poisoning from the most…

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Recent Salmonella Outbreaks Linked to Cut Fruit

Recent Salmonella outbreaks have been linked to cut fruit produced by Caito Foods of Indianapolis and Tailor Cut Produce of North Brunswick, NJ. In both outbreaks, cut melon was included in fruit mixes. Our Salmonella lawyers have represented clients in both…

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Reopening Commercial Buildings Must Mitigate Legionnaires’ Risk

Legionnaires’ disease is a severe form of pneumonia that results from breathing in contaminated water vapor. These infections almost always require hospitalization and are often fatal. Legionella, the bacteria that cause Legionnaires’ disease, grow best in the complex plumbing systems…

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Chipotle Pays Largest Ever Fine in Food Safety Case – $25 Million

Chipotle Mexican Grill is paying a $25 million fine to resolve criminal charges stemming from food poisoning outbreaks that sickened 1,100 people between 2015 and 2018. The Newport Beach, California-based company was charged in federal court in Los Angeles with…

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Jimmy John’s Clover Sprout E. coli Outbreak Ends with 51 Sick

An E. coli outbreak linked to clover sprouts sold by Chicago Indoor Garden and Jimmy John’s has ended after sickening 51 people in 10 states. Three people were hospitalized. Contact the Pritzker Hageman E. coli Team Phone: 1-888-377-8900  |   Text: 1-612-261-0856 Contact…

Hepatitis A Virus
Senor Moose in Seattle Associated with 3 Hepatitis A Illnesses

Three people who ate at the Seattle restaurant Senor Moose in late February have developed Hepatitis A infections. One of them has been hospitalized. Contact the Pritzker Hageman Hepatitis Team Phone: 1-888-377-8900  |   Text: 1-612-261-0856 Contact a Hepatitis Lawyer Seattle health officials…

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Bison, Beef and Sprouts, Recent E. coli O103 Outbreaks

Shiga toxin-producing E. coli  (STEC) strains cause illness in humans by producing a poison that damages the intestines and kidneys. These infections can cause serious acute illness that sometimes has long-term health effects. In the U.S., E. coli O157: H7…

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Answers Sought for Orr Street House Explosion in Pelzer, South Carolina

Authorities are searching for answers after Crystal Lynn Pearson, 34, was killed in a house explosion and fire in Pelzer, South Carolina. Emergency responders found Pearson’s body on the couch in the front room of the home on Orr Street…