As some of the readers might know, in my spare time I am the managing partner at Marler Clark in Seattle. Our long-time Epidemiologist, Patti Waller, has moved into semi-retirement and is running www.outbreakdatabase.com for
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.
Seventeen people are infected with Salmonella I 4,,12:i:- in an outbreak across four states. Eight people have been hospitalized. One person in New York has died. Raw chicken is implicated.
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I just learned one of my friends is pregnant, It made me think about food safety during pregnancy and I thought I would share my thoughts.
- Raw/undercooked meat
- Meat needs to be cooked to 160
Although the brand was recalled, the Best Buy Date was not part of the recall. My apologies to my friends at Safeway.
On July 23rd Pepperidge Farms recalled Goldfish crackers because they might be tainted…
First off, yes, 2018 seems to be – and we are just 1/2 way into it – a very Big, Bad year for foodborne illnesses.
Second, I am not sure why.
It could be better…
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…
Two weeks ago, the FDA published the “FDA Update on Traceback Related to the E. coli O157:H7 Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce.” The diagram entitled “Redacted draft traceback diagram for FDA investigation of …
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…