Shigella
Wake Robin Shigella Outbreak Sickens 67 in Shelburne, Vermont

Health officials are investigating a shigellosis outbreak at the Wake Robin retirement community in Shelburne, VT, according to the state health department. Sixty-seven people have reported symptoms consistent with a Shigella infection, according to a VTDigger report. All of them…

Duncan Hines Classic White Salmonella
Duncan Hines Cake Mix Salmonella Recall, Illnesses May Be Related

Five illnesses may be related to a Duncan Hines cake mix Salmonella recall, according to a Conagra recall notice posted on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website. The recall includes specific lots of Classic White, Classic Butter Golden, Signature Confetti and Classic Yellow cakes mixes. Consumers…

Romaine Lettuce E. coli
Yuma Growing Season Begins Under Shadow of Deadly E. coli Outbreak

In the sun-drenched fields of Yuma, Arizona, a deadly  E.coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce is casting a long shadow as the leafy greens growing season gets underway. Together, California and Arizona produce about 95 percent of lettuce grown in the U.S. They divide the year seasonally.  Each November,…

Ground Beef Salmonella
Ground Beef Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 30 in New Mexico

Thirty people in New Mexico are part of the multi-state ground beef Salmonella outbreak linked to beef products sold under a variety of brand names. And these illnesses have been longer-lasting and more severe than typical cases of salmonellosis, according to…

Salmonella Bacteria
Gravel Ridge Egg Salmonella Outbreak Ends, Lawsuits May Follow

The Gravel Ridge Farms egg Salmonella outbreak sickened 44 people in 11 states before it ended today. Most of the people sickened in this outbreak ate eggs at a restaurant before they became ill. Twelve of them got so sick they…

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Tolleson Ground Beef Salmonella Outbreak Expands, Lawyers Investigate

Salmonella lawyers are investigating a growing outbreak linked to JBS Tolleson ground beef products. When the CDC announced the ground beef Salmonella outbreak on October 4, 2018, it included 57 people in 16 states. Now, 120 people in 22 states are sick and…

Salmonella
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.…

Legionella in the Lungs
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…

Raw Chicken Salmonella Outbreak
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…

Raw Milk
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,…

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…