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Hy Vee, Fareway, Jimmy John’s Clover Sprout E. coli Outbreak, Recall

An E. coli O103 outbreak has been linked to Sprouts Unlimited clover sprouts sold at Hy Vee and Fareway grocery stores and served at Jimmy John’s restaurants in Iowa. Sprouts Unlimited has issued a recall for the clover sprouts. Consumers…

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Another E. coli Outbreak? Why Don’t We Know Where E. Coli Contaminated Romaine is Coming From?

New Multi-State Outbreak of E. coli Likely Linked to Romaine Lettuce…Again. After three large outbreaks of E. coli O157:H7 linked to romaine lettuce in less than a year, the FDA recommended that growers modify their operations to prevent contamination from…

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Five People Sickened So Far in Grant’s Farm E. coli Outbreak

As of June 24, 2019 the Missouri Department of Health has identified five people who have been sickened with E. coli after coming in contact with animals at Grant’s Farm in St. Louis County.  Those sickened have a form of…

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Vibrio, Shigella, E. coli, Campylobacter, Norovirus Raw Oyster Outbreak

An outbreak linked to raw oysters contaminated with Vibrio, Shigella, E. coli, Campylobacter and norovirus has sickened 16 people in 5 states.  Two people required hospitalization. The oysters were harvested from Estero El Cadron in Baja California Sur, Mexico. The…

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When Raw Dog Food Makes the Whole Family Sick

Raw pet food can contain E. coli, Listeria and Salmonella bacteria that can sicken pets and spread contamination causing illness in their people. Recent recall and outbreaks highlight these dangers. For example, on April 4, Thogersen Family Farm of Stanwood, WA issued…

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Tahini, Nut Butters Pose Food Poisoning Risk

A spate of recent recalls and outbreaks linked to nut butters, seed butters and tahini highlights the risk that some of these products pose. Contamination can occur if bacteria such as Listeria, E. coli or Salmonella makes its way into the…

Romaine Lettuce E coli Outbreak
Romaine E. coli Outbreak Ends With Some Questions Unanswered

The federal officials say the romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak has ended, but E. coli lawyers say some questions remain unanswered. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued their final reports…

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Adam Bros is 1st Farm Named in Romaine E. coli Outbreak

This post was updated 12/17/18. E. coli in the sediment of a local irrigation reservoir used by Adam Bros. Farm in Santa Barbara County, California, matches the strain linked to the 15-state romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak, the U.S. Food and…

Romaine Lettuce E coli Outbreak
Are Lettuce E. coli Outbreaks on the Rise?

Whether it’s spinach or romaine, a chopped, bagged salad prepared at home, or as a meal enjoyed at a restaurant, Americans are eating more leafy greens than ever. But they’re also hearing more about lettuce E. coli outbreaks and wondering, are…

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Williams Brothers Ham Products Linked to MO E. coli Outbreak

Ham products produced by Williams Brothers Meat Market in Washington, Missouri, are linked to an E. coli outbreak that has sickened four people, according to a report from emissourian.com. The store has issued a recall for all cured or smoked ready-to-eat…

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…

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Kids Place Daycare E. coli Outbreak in Mascot, Tennessee; Law Firm Reports Update

Five children were sickened in an E. coli outbreak linked to Kids Place, Inc., in Mascon, Tennessee. Our law firm is investigating. All 5 children sickened in the outbreak attended the same daycare facility, Kids Place, Inc., Mascot, Tenn., where…