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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 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 Team Phone: 1-888-377-8900  |   Text: 1-612-261-0856 Contact…

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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…

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Food Safety Lawyers Merge Science and Law in National Foodborne Illness Practice

Experienced Food Poisoning Lawyer As a food poisoning lawyer with decades of experience, one of Fred Pritzker’s main areas of focus and passion is helping people who got sick from contaminated food or water. The foodborne illness lawyers at Pritzker…

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Fayette Mall Food Poisoning Outbreak Sickens 150 in Lexington, KY

The Fayette Mall in Lexington, KY has been closed for a deep cleaning after 150 people got food poisoning after eating there. Health officials have not yet pinpointed what type of bug has caused the outbreak but believe it is…

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Antibiotic Resistant Pathogens Destroyed in Studies

Scientists at Oregon State University have been trying to figure out how to kill antibiotic resistant bacteria. Bacteria found in our food supplies that have caused food poisoning outbreaks have been increasingly resistant to several types of antibiotics. In all large…

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Antioch American Legion Thanksgiving Outbreak was Clostridium Perfringens

The food poisoning outbreak at the Thanksgiving Day meal at the Antioch American Legion Hall at 403 West Sixth Street in Antioch, California was caused by Clostridium perfringens. At least 25 people were sickened in this outbreak, and three people…

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Foodborne Illness Outbreak at Antioch, CA American Legion

Contra Costa Health Services in California is investigating a food poisoning outbreak that occurred after Thanksgiving dinner at the Antioch American Legion auditorium, which is at 403 West Sixth Street in Antioch. At least 16 people are sick, and three…