Salmonella Outbreak
Issaquah Costco Wholesale Warehouse Deli Salmonella Outbreak

Food from the service deli at the Costco Wholesale Warehouse in Issaquah, WA is associated with a Salmonella outbreak, according to the King County health department. Seven people have been sickened one of whom has been hospitalized. The Salmonella lawyers at Pritzker Hageman…

CDC Map of Cargill Ground Beef E.coli Outbreak
Meijer, Safeway, Sam’s Club, Target Sold Cargill Beef Recalled for E.coli

Cargill ground beef recalled for E. coli was sold at Meijer, Safeway and Sam’s Club stores nationwide, at Target stores in five states and Publix stores in Florida. The recalled meat is linked to a four-state E. coli outbreak that sickened 18…

Ground Beef E. coli
Cargill Ground Beef Likely Source of Deadly E. coli O26 Outbreak

Cargill ground beef is the likely source of an E. coli O26 outbreak that has sickened 17 people, killing one of them. “Eating a hamburger shouldn’t kill you,” said E. coli attorney Fred Pritzker, founder of the national food safety…

Salmonella Poisoning
La Luz in Old Town Fort Collins Closes Down After Salmonella Outbreak

Following a Salmonella outbreak that sickened 30 people, La Luz Mexican restaurant in Old Town Fort Collins, CO has permanently closed. Some customers decided to file a lawsuit after becoming ill. Can I Sue a Restaurant for Salmonella food poisoning?…

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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…

CDC Epi Curve of Gravel Ridge Salmonella Outbreak
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…

Salmonella
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…

Cyclospora
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…

E coli
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…