CDC Final Map McDonal's Cyclospora Outbreak
After McDonald’s Cyclospora Outbreak, Lawsuit Numbers May Grow

Cyclospora Illnesses from Fresh Express salad sold at McDonald’s have ended, but many of those sickened may still choose to file a lawsuit, says Ryan Osterholm, a Cyclospora lawyer with the national food safety law firm Pritzker Hageman. The Centers…

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MA Gas Explosions Leave 1 Dead, Dozens Injured, Lawyers Investigate

Explosion lawyers from Pritzker Hageman are investigating a series of fires and explosions in Massachusetts that injured dozens of people killing one of them. Leonel Rondon, an 18-year-old Lawrence man, was fatally injured when a chimney from a house that…

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Will Restaurant Lawsuits Follow Gravel Ridge Egg Salmonella Outbreak?

A Salmonella outbreak linked to shell eggs produced at Gravel Ridge Farm in Cullen County, Alabama has sickened 14 people in  Alabama and Tennessee, two of whom have been hospitalized, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Some…

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Salmonella Illnesses Prompt Gravel Ridge Farm Egg Recall

Gravel Ridge Farm has issued a recall for shell eggs for Salmonella risk after Salmonella illnesses were reported. The eggs, produced by the Cullen County, Alabama farm,  were sold in Alabama, Tennessee and Georgia at restaurants and grocery stores including…

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Del Monte Vegetable Tray Cyclospora Outbreak Ends With 250 Sick

The Cyclospora Outbreak linked to Del Monte Vegetable Trays sold at Kwik Trip has ended after sickening 250 people in four states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Dozens of lawsuits have been filed on behalf of…

CDC Map of HyVee Salmonella Outbreak
Hy-Vee Pasta Salad Salmonella Outbreak Ends After Sickening 101

The Salmonella outbreak linked pasta salad sold at Hy-Vee stores has ended after sickening 101 people in 10 states, hospitalizing 25 of them, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Some of those who were sickened decided to…

E coli Bacteria
E. coli in Retail Poultry May Be Source of UTIs, Study Suggests

E. coli in retail chicken and turkey may be the source of urinary tract infections (UTIs), according to “Escherichia coli ST131-H22 as a Foodborne Uropathogen,”  a study recently published in mBio, American Society for Microbiology’s open access journal. The strain responsible for the…

Kelloggs Honey Smacks Cereal
Despite Salmonella Recall, Honey Smacks Cereal Sales, Illnesses Persist

Retailers are continuing to sell Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal, despite the fact that it was recalled in June after being linked to a multi-state Salmonella outbreak. “What’s going on here? Why are retailers still selling this cereal?” asked Salmonella lawyer Fred…

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Publix Ground Chuck E. coli O26 Outbreak Sickens 18 in Florida

Ground chuck sold at Florida Publix stores is the likely source of an E. coli O26 outbreak that has sickened 18 people. E. coli lawyer Ryan Osterholm is calling for transparency in the investigation after the U.S. Department of Agriculture…

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Empire Kosher Chicken Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 17, 1 Dead

One person is dead and seven others have been hospitalized in a Salmonella outbreak linked Empire Kosher chicken that has sickened 17 people in Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia. A recall has not been issued. Attorney Eric Hageman, who won a…

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New Hampshire Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Leaves 11 Sick, 1 Dead

A New Hampshire Legionnaires’ disease outbreak has sickened 12 people killing one of them. Health officials and Legionnaires’ Disease lawyers investigating the outbreak are eyeing the hot tubs at two hotels -the Sands Resort and the Harris Sea Ranch Motel, as…

Salmonella Bacteria
Empire Chicken May Be Source of Salmonella Outbreak

Chicken made by Empire Kosher Poultry may be the source of a Salmonella outbreak on the East Coast. Health officials, and lawyers, are investigating the potential link between chicken preoduced by the company, based in Mifflintown, Pennsylvania, and the illnesses. “Any…