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Sunbeam 6-Quart Express Crock-Pot Multi-Cookers Recalled for Burn Hazard

Sunbeam has issued a burn hazard recall for its Crock-Pot Express Crock Multi-Cooker sold at Walmart, Target, Amazon and other retailers. Consumers who have purchased this product should not use it as injury can occur. At the time of the…

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Outbreak Linked to AFC Sushi Sold at Harris Teeter Stores in NC

A food poisoning outbreak linked to AFC Sushi sold at two Harris Teeter locations in North Carolina has sickened more than 10 people, according to county health officials. The product was sold from November 13, 2020, to November 19, 2020,…

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39 Sick in Suspected Romaine, Salad E. coli Outbreak

Thirty-nine people are sick, four of them with a form of kidney failure called hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) in one of three “mystery” E. coli outbreaks that the CDC is calling E. coli Outbreak Unknown Source 2. All of the…

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4-State Salmonella Paratyphi Outbreak Includes Nekter Juice Bar Illnesses

Federal health officials are investigating a four-state Salmonella Paratyphi outbreak that includes 10 illnesses associated with a Nekter Juice Bar in Woodbury, Minnesota. When the Minnesota Health Department discovered the outbreak in October, a total of nine illnesses were associated…

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Fuel Tank Explosion at Thomas Plastic Machinery Injures One

A fuel tank explosion at Thomas Plastic Machinery in Scottsburg, IN injured one person on Thursday. When firefighters arrived at the scene on the 800 block of Armory Place, thick smoke and heavy flames were shooting from the building. It…

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Salmonella, E. coli Illnesses Push Sprouts to Top of 2016 Outbreak List

Sprouts were the most common offender of 2016 outbreaks where food sources were identified, according to a newly released study from the Centers for Disease Control Prevention (CDC). In 2016, federal investigators were able to solve 28 outbreaks which resulted…

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Propane Leak Investigated in Nantucket Explosion that Injured Two

Fire officials are investigating a propane leak as the possible source of a fire and explosion that injured two people on Nantucket last Thursday. A man believed to be inside the home on 11 Woodbury Lane was hospitalized in Boston…

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Georgetown Township Car Crash Kills Driver and Injures Passenger

The driver of an SUV died and her passenger was hospitalized after their vehicle was struck head-on in a car crash on Highway 75 in Georgetown Township. The crash happened shortly after 8:00 PM on Wednesday when the driver of…

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Romaine a Common Thread of 3 E. coli Outbreaks with Unknown Sources

Federal health officials say the food source of three ongoing E. coli outbreaks is unknown, but a common thread that runs through all of them is romaine lettuce. Together, these three outbreaks have already resulted in 56 illnesses, 23 hospitalizations,…

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Pritzker Hageman Files Second Chipotle E. coli Lawsuit in Ohio

The national food safety law firm Pritzker Hageman has filed a second E. coli lawsuit against Chipotle in Ohio. The lawsuit was filed November 6, 2020, in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, on behalf of a teenage…

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Pritzker Hageman Receives 2021 Best Law Firms Award from U.S. News

Pritzker Hageman law firm is pleased to announce that our national personal injury law firm has received a 2021 “Best Law Firms” award from U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. The “Best Law Firms” list includes firms that…

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Now There are 3 Multistate E. coli Outbreaks where Romaine is a Suspect

Federal health officials announced today that they are investigating a third multistate E. coli O157:H7 outbreak where romaine lettuce is a suspected source. On October 28, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) simultaneously announced two E. coli O157:H7…