We have a romaine E. coli case in Idaho of a young man who suffered a severe case of hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), was hospitalized for a month and incurred nearly $250,000 in medical
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.
We have a romaine E. coli case in Idaho of a young man who suffered a severe case of hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), was hospitalized for a month and incurred nearly $250,000 in medical…
Lest we forget, as of June 27, 2018, 210 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7 were reported from 36 states.
Illnesses started on dates ranging from March 13, 2018, to…
2018 was a bad year for food – Salmonella-tainted Tahini, Chicken, Hamburger (a.k.a. “Hamberders”), Eggs, Turkey, Pasta Salad, Cereal, Melon, Coconut, Chicken Salad, Kratom and Sprouts; E. coli-tainted Romaine Lettuce (2 of them) and Hamburger(a.k.a.…
Is the government shutdown compromising our safety?
I have faith in the consummate professionalism of the 47,000 TSA inspectors as I consider boarding a plane in Seattle on Wednesday for a trip to Chicago for…
An additional 87 ill people from 16 states were included in this investigation since the last update on Nov. 15. States with newly reported illnesses include: Michigan, Mississippi, and West Virginia.
As of Dec.…
Hundreds sicken and hospitalized, dozens with kidney failure and 7 deaths from romaine in the last 12 months in the U.S. and Canada and the response from industry and government has been what? Please put…
2017 and 2018 Romaine E. coli Outbreaks in the United States and Canada
Total Sick – 339
Hospitalized – 159
Kidney Failure – 31
Deaths – 7
In 2017 in Canada, a total, of…
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.…