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Bill Marler is an accomplished personal injury lawyer and national expert on foodborne illness litigation. He began representing victims of foodborne illness in 1993, when he represented Brianne Kiner, the most seriously injured survivor of the Jack in the Box E. coli O157:H7 outbreak, resulting in her landmark $15.6 million settlement. Marler founded Food Safety News in 2009.

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E. coli O157:H7 is one of thousands of serotypes of Escherichia coli.

E. coli O157:H7 was first recognized as a pathogen in 1982 during an investigation into an outbreak of hemorrhagic colitis associated

Continue Reading Publisher’s Platform: What you need to know about E. coli O157:H7 and its complications during an outbreak

We know that Wendy’s knows, but is not yet saying – they will eventually and I continue to sue them. It is also possible the FDA knows, but also is not saying – yet.

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Continue Reading Publisher’s Platform: I’m getting closer to finding the grower, processor, shipper of the lettuce linked to the Wendy’s E. coli outbreak

Over a decade ago, the mom of two clients who both developed acute kidney failure after consuming E. coli O157:H7-tainted spinach sent me an unexpected present. The outbreak sickened over 205 people, killing five, sending

Continue Reading Publisher’s Platform: Colonel Colon and his League of Fecal Fighters coming soon to help make your food safer

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Good on public health doing good public health.

WDBJ reports that the Virginia Department of Health is offering free Hepatitis A vaccines for restaurant workers.

The Roanoke City Alleghany Health District Director


Continue Reading Publisher’s Platform: After three Roanoke food service workers prompt Hepatitis A scares, and 52 illnesses with 4 deaths, public health offers free vaccines