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If a restaurant makes you sick, be sure you know its legal name

Restaurants usually have names that are easy for people to remember, but victims of foodborne illness often find legal names of restaurants can be elusive. Restaurant franchises are often passed from limited partnerships to individuals or corporations and back again. Take the Pizza Ranch in Lincoln, NE. It was the center a year ago of nine-state… Continue Reading

Pizza Ranch says no lab confirmation of E. coli in dough linked to outbreak

State and federal officials believe that dough used by Pizza Ranch restaurants for desserts was the likely cause in a nine-state E. coli outbreak that started in December and continued through early February this year. Thirteen people have been confirmed as outbreak victims, with eight of them requiring hospitalization, said David Steigman, a spokesman for… Continue Reading