2017-06-26T13:42:50+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
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Foodborne Superbugs on the Rise

The term “superbug,” coined in the 21st century is being used with alarming frequency in news media, and it is not referring to a cockroach donning wire-rimmed glasses that has an aversion to kryptonite. Rather, superbugs are drug-resistant bacteria that…

2017-02-21T14:21:11+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
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Fred Pritzker Chairs Inaugural AZ Desert Produce Safety Conference

Last week, Attorney Fred Pritzker served as the keynote speaker at the 1st Annual Desert Produce Safety Collaborative Field Conference in Yuma, Arizona. The day long summit brought together food safety professionals from a variety of Arizona institutions, with the…

2018-03-20T09:14:46+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
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YouTube videos about Listeria monocytogenes

  Produced by the FDA, this is a heartbreaking video testimony of Bernadette about her and her daughter Kate’s battle with Listeria. Bernadette was 32 weeks pregnant with her third child when she stopped to get a takeout sandwich that…

2017-08-25T14:41:52+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
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Fred Pritzker and Brendan Flaherty Receive “Attorneys of the Year” Awards

Attorneys Fred Pritzker and Brendan Flaherty were named “Attorneys of the Year” by Minnesota Lawyer, a legal publication. They attended the banquet yesterday and received their awards. Fred also received the Minnesota Lawyer Circle of Excellence award for winning Attorney…

2017-06-22T20:29:05+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
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Hand Washing a “Regulatory Burden,” Says Senator Tillis

It’s hard to fathom the dangerous and idiotic comments of some of our elected officials. A case in point: newly elected U.S. Senator Thom Tillis, R-N.C., who suggested that restaurants shouldn’t have to make their employees wash their hands after…

2017-11-20T07:01:38+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
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Mushroom Conference

An attorney at our law firm recently spoke in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to the 23rd North American Mushroom Conference. The conference was held at the Intercontinental Hotel and  brought together mushroom growers and producers from throughout the United States…

2017-06-22T20:32:32+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
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Attorney Brendan Flaherty Presents at ABA Roundtable

Attorney Brendan Flaherty held a roundtable discussion about current trends and issues in foodborne illness litigation.  He presented with Chris Lee, a well-known and experienced lawyer who represents restaurants and other food producers. “I’ve faced Chris in litigation many times,”…

2017-06-22T20:32:44+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
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Underpaid Workers, Social Injustice and Food Safety

A few weeks ago, I blogged about how paying low wages and offering few benefits to food workers increases the risk of foodborne illness. Simply put, if people want safe food, they have to pay for it. Mark Bittman’s opinion…

2017-06-22T20:33:21+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
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Sick Leave for Restaurant Workers Necessary for Food Safety

The history of food safety, corporate irresponsibility, and workers’ rights is long and tortuous (as well as tortious). From the days of Upton Sinclair (rotten and diseased meat), unpasteurized and tuberculosis-laden milk, all the way through the present, the dangers…

2016-10-21T09:29:33+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
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M&M’S Theater Box Recall, Risk of Anaphylactic Shock

Mars Chocolate North America issued a recall of certain boxes of M&M’S candies sold at theaters because the outside of the box did not list peanuts as an ingredient. But look at what was allegedly found inside one of the…

2017-11-20T07:00:19+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.Fred Pritzker 45 S 7th St, #2950 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 U.S.A +1.612.338.0202
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Chicken Liver Pâté and Campylobacter

Raw and undercooked chicken livers contaminated with Campylobacter bacteria have sickened at least 5 people in Oregon and Ohio, according to Oregon health officials. All of the people sickened in the outbreak of Campylobacter infections (campylobacteriosis) reported eating undercooked or…