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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.

Since I posted the below last week, we have received about a dozen really qualified resumes.  If anyone is interested, or knows someone who might be, please contact me before the end of the month.

As some of the readers might know, in my spare time I am the managing partner at Marler Clark in…


Seventeen people are infected with Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:- in an outbreak across four states. Eight people have been hospitalized. One person in New York has died. Raw chicken is implicated.

Here is a post from my blog from five years ago – some things never change.

Well, we are having yet another Salmonella outbreak…

I am off to IAFP in the morning to Salt Lake City to participate on this panel discussion on Tuesday AM.  I look forward to a reasoned and lively discussion.

Also, Food Safety News will be there – come by the booth – lots of swag.

Also, welcome to Europe Bureau, Joe Whitworth, and a…

After 25 years doing food litigation, I am seldom surprised by the announcement of a foodborne illness outbreak. It was no different last Friday when Indiana announced a multi-state Salmonella outbreak linked to cut fruit — mainly melons sold at large retailers in several states. Over the years, people in government or in various parts…

Types of products being recalled
FDA reports fresh cut watermelon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe, and freshcut fruit medley products containing any of these melons produced at the Caito Foods facility in Indianapolis, IN, were reportedly sent to the following states:

  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Michigan
  • Missouri
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio

Companies Recalling Products:

  • Caito Food Distribution
  • Costco