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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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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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Contaminated Food Still a Substantial Health Burden

Although there has been a greater push for food safety in the last ten years, the number of people sickened by contaminated food grew in 2017, according new data from FoodNet, a collaborative program involving the CDC, FDA, USDA and…

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Food Poisoning Outbreaks Linked to Imported Foods Are On the Rise

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a report in its Emerging Infectious Diseases publication called “Outbreaks of Disease Associated with Food Imported into the United States, 1996 – 2014.” The study is published in the March…

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New Hope for Peanut Allergy Prevention

Please note that this article discusses a recent study, and it is not medical advice. You should discuss this with your pediatrician before implementing anything discussed below. A recent study published on June 10 in Journal of Allergy and Clinical…

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Researchers Probe Possible Link Between Alzheimers, Salmonella

Salmonella lawsuits filed by our law firm on behalf of outbreak case patients have always placed a respectful emphasis on the long-term consequences people suffer well after they are treated for initial symptoms of salmonellosis. A good Salmonella lawyer calculates…

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Food Safety Tips for Older Adults

Below are food safety tips for older adults, who are are at higher risk for food poisoning. Don’t Eat These Foods Some foods are at greater risk of being contaminated with dangerous pathogens, including Campylobacter, E. coli, Listeria, Salmonella, Shigella,…

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Organic Pastures Raw Milk and Cream Recall Due to Salmonella Risk – 2016

A recall of Organic Pastures raw milk and cream was issued due to the risk of Salmonella food poisoning. The May 9, 2016 recall was announced by the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA). “Raw milk and cream produced…

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15 Foods to Avoid if You Have Diabetes

What Not to Eat if You Have Diabetes Raw or undercooked meat, poultry or seafood, including smoked fish that is not reheated. Unpasteurized (raw) milk and products, like cheese, made from raw milk. Raw or undercooked eggs. Raw sprouts. Unwashed…

Foodborne Illness Risks Post Pregnancy
Is This Safe to Eat? Dietary Guidelines for New Mothers

Expecting mothers are one of the at risk populations for developing a foodborne illness. Bacterial infection, like Listeria, can be life threatening for both mom and baby. In an attempt to thwart these dangerous infections expecting mothers are counseled extensively about…

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Eighth Annual Global Handwashing Day

Today, October 15 2015, is the 8th Annual Global Handwashing Day! Each year nearly 2 million children, ages 5 and younger, die from diarrheal diseases and pneumonia making these the largest killers of children across the globe. Meaning every minute,…

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Fred Pritzker Speaks at Minnesota Law Review Symposium

Attorney Fred Pritzker was a panelist and speaker at today’s Minnesota Law Review 100th Volume Symposium.  Each panel will consider the broader impact of each particular article, both at the time of its publishing and today. The event, titled “Standing…