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Colin Caywood

Colin Caywood

Colin Caywood received his Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology from the University of Washington in 1999, and worked at a number of Seattle-area law firms before joining Marler Clark as a paralegal in 2002. Over the years, he worked extensively on cases involving food-borne illness litigation. In the fall of 2005, Colin left Marler Clark and returned to academia to pursue a legal education at Seattle University’s School of Law.  He received his Juris Doctor degree in 2008, graduating cum laude. In August 2008, he returned to Marler Clark as the firm’s third associate.

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Living with ESRD

What It Is Like To Live With End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)? In honor of March’s official designation as National Kidney Month, fellow Food Safety News contributing writer Dave Babcock recently published an article, National Kidney Month Kicks Off.  In his article, Babcock discusses the connection between long-term kidney health and food safety, a connection… Continue Reading

Why Does CDC Implore Testing for E. coli O111?

Let me start with a story–a true one.  In August, 2008, a large number of people in Mayes County, Oklahoma, began flooding hospitals and physician offices complaining of profuse, bloody diarrhea accompanied by intense, stabbing abdominal pains.  Many of these individuals submitted stool samples that were sent to a lab, cultured, and grew a very… Continue Reading

School Food Safety System Needs Improvement

Our nation’s school children returned to classrooms in droves last month.  Many underprivileged kids began looking forward to their first day back at school just as last year’s school session was letting out for summer break.  They knew that along with summer vacation came the harsh reality that breakfast and lunch could not consistently be… Continue Reading