Listeria Meningitis From Contaminated Ice Cream: One Man’s Story

September is Food Safety Education Month, where public health agencies like the FDA, CDC, and USDA encourage people to follow best practices for food safety in order to help reduce the risk of foodborne illness. The CDC estimates that about…

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Cyclospora Outbreak from Bagged Salads Sold at ALDI, Hy-Vee, Walmart, Giant Eagle, ShopRite and Jewel-Osco

Our food safety attorneys are filing lawsuits on behalf of people sickened by Cyclospora contaminated salads sold at ALDI, Hy-Vee, Walmart, Giant Eagle, ShopRite and Jewel-Osco. If you consumed bagged ‘Garden Salad’ or any salad containing iceberg lettuce or red…

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Cyclospora Salad Lawsuit Filed Against Fresh Express in Illinois

Our food safety lawyers filed a Cyclospora lawsuit in connection to the ongoing outbreak linked to Fresh Express bagged salad. The lawsuit (case number 20L528) was filed on behalf of a female resident of Illinois, who was sickened after eating…

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Iowa Salad Cyclospora Outbreak Hits ALDI, Hy-Vee, Jewel-Osco Shoppers

A bagged salad Cyclospora outbreak has sickened 54 people in Iowa who shopped at ALDI, Hy-Vee and Jewel-Osco stores. The garden salads, which contain red cabbage, carrots and iceberg lettuce,  were produced by Fresh Express and sold under store brand…

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CDC Report Charts 2016 -2019 Food Poisoning Trends

Efforts to reduce food poisoning in the U.S. are failing, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). An analysis of the three-year-period from 2016-2019 shows the incidence of food poisoning from the most…

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Should We Be Paying More Attention to the GI Symptoms of COVID-19?

Should we be paying more attention to the gastrointestinal symptoms of COVID-19? The answer, according to new studies from China published in Gastroenterology, is definitely yes. Fever, cough and shortness of breath are the hallmark COVID-19 symptoms we’ve all been…

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FDA Finds E. coli, Mold, Dead Roaches at Gourmet Catering in Nashville

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent a warning letter to the Nashville-based airline caterer Gourmet Catering to Go after inspectors found mold, E. coli and dead roaches near its kitchen. Based on those and other unsanitary conditions, the…

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Costco, Publix, HEB, Kroger, Trader Joe’s Take COVID-19 Precautions

Grocery store chains are taking precautionary measures amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. COVID-19 is virus that is transmitted through person-to-person contact, specifically when respiratory droplets from coughs and sneezes of infected people make contact with the mucous membranes of other…

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Sprouts Unlimited, Jimmy Johns Warned About Recurring Violations in Food Poisoning Outbreaks

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent warning letters to Sprout’s Unlimited of Marion, IA and Jimmy John’s sandwich chain for recurring violations in food poisoning outbreaks linked to clover sprouts and cucumbers. Contact the Pritzker Hageman Food Poisoning…

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US PIRG Study: Supermarkets Aren’t Providing Enough Recall Information

Based on its recent study of supermarket recall protocols, US PIRG says grocery stores need to be doing more to protect consumers. The U.S. PIRG Education Fund surveyed 26 supermarket chains and found that all of them need to improve…

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Cyclospora Food Poisoning Infections on the Rise in the U.S

No one should have to worry about whether the food they eat has been contaminated with human feces. However, Cyclospora food poisoning has become a growing and concerning problem in the U.S. People can get sick with Cyclospora by eating…

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Food Safety Attorneys Warn of the Danger of Weaponizing Food

Imagine a world where an army of genetically-engineered insects spread viruses to protect Americans from dangerous food. Enter Insect Allies, a research program funded by the Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Insect Allies uses gene editing techniques like…