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Romaine E. coli – 3 Outbreaks in 3 years, 1 Strain, Zero Answers

Three romaine lettuce E. coli outbreaks in three years all caused by the same strain. Why don’t we know more? That’s a question E. coli lawyer Fred Pritzker has been asking. Pritzker has represented clients in every major E. coli…

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House Fire in Beaver Dam, WI Kills Woman, Injures Man

A house fire in Beaver Dam, WI killed an 85-year-old woman and injured her 92-year-old husband on Thanksgiving Day. Eleanor (“Ellie”) and Ruben Neumann were trapped in the basement of their home at N7295 Watercress Lane when firefighters arrived at…

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Fresh Thyme Farmers Market Blackberries Hepatitis A Outbreak

A Hepatitis A outbreak linked to blackberries sold at Fresh Thyme Farmers Market has, as of December 3rd, sickened 16 people from six states. Nine people have been hospitalized. Contact a Pritzker Hageman Hepatitis A Lawyer The outbreak now includes…

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Cedar Riverside Apartment Fire Kills 5, Hospitalizes 3 in Minneapolis

A fire on the 14th floor of a high-rise apartment building in Minneapolis killed five people and hospitalized three others on Wednesday morning. The fire broke out on the 14th floor of Cedar High Apartments in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of…

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E. coli Outbreak at Evergreens Restaurants in Seattle

An E. coli outbreak at Evergreens restaurants in Seattle has sickened seven people. One person was hospitalized. Customers became ill after eating meals purchased from four locations between November 5 – 11, 2019. The four locations are: Downtown (823 3rd…

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Romaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreak Expands, 67 Now Sick

The romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak has expanded, 67 people are now sick. Six of the 39 people hospitalized have hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a form of kidney failure. Federal health officials have determined that the contaminated lettuce was grown…

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Food Safety Attorneys Cite Severity of E.coli Cases as Evidence of Unusual Virulence – Call for Faster Traceback Process to Protect Public Health

Our food safety legal team at Pritzker Hageman law firm tracks all foodborne illness outbreaks in the U.S., including the current E.coli O157:H7 outbreak that has been tied to romaine lettuce from the Salinas growing region in California. Attorneys on…

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Salmonella Outbreak at Doug Sauls BBQ & Seafood in Nashville, NC

A Salmonella outbreak at Doug Sauls’ BBQ & Seafood in Nashville, NC  has sickened 14 people. The health department temporarily suspended the restaurant’s license after tests on swabs from the kitchen were positive for Salmonella.  During the temporary closure, the…

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Romaine E. coli Alert- Mishmash of Responses from Stores, Restaurants

A public health alert about E. coli in romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, CA has triggered a mishmash of responses from stores, restaurants and growers. The alert, which includes whole heads of romaine, hearts of romaine, chopped romaine, salad kits,…

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Romaine E. coli Outbreak Includes HUS Case in MN

An E. coli O157: H7 outbreak linked to romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, CA has sickened 40 people including one person in Minnesota with hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) who remains hospitalized. HUS, a form of kidney failure that affects about…

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E. coli Outbreak Grows – CDC: Avoid All Romaine Lettuce from Salinas, CA

As an E. coli outbreak that includes some illnesses linked to romaine lettuce in prepackaged salads grows, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a warning: don’t eat any romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, CA. Contact the…

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E. coli Salad Recall Includes Target, Aldi, Sam’s Club, Albertsons and More

A 38-ton salad E. coli recall includes prepackaged, prepared items containing meat or poultry sold at Target, Aldi, Sam’s Club, Walmart, Albertsons, Safeway, Vons and Giant Eagle stores and at Dominos Pizza locations. The recall, which includes chicken Caesar salads,…