There was one election this week that was like Milwaukee voting to ban breweries or Hersey, PA, putting the kibosh on chocolate makers. It was in Sioux Falls, SD, where an ordinance to prohibit permittingContinue Reading Sioux Falls voters clear a path for the new pork processing facility
About 45 people are involved in a class action lawsuit against an Alberta, Canada, Hutterite colony related to contaminated pork that led to an E. coli O157:H7 outbreak.
A judge certified the case in recent…Continue Reading Dozens of Canadians file class action lawsuit in relation to E. coli outbreak
Another West Texas jury will be called next April for a second criminal trial of Paul Kruse, the retired Blue Bell Creamery president from Brenham, TX.
The first jury, empaneled Aug. 1 this year, was…Continue Reading New trial set for former chief of Blue Bell after first concluded with a hung jury
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Today the U.S. Court for the Western District of Texas is giving its first attention since Aug. 15 to the criminal case involving former Blue Bell chief Paul Kruse.
“The court hereby…Continue Reading Court action in case against former Blue Bell chief continues despite hung jury
An EU court has provided an interpretation of the rules as part of a complex domestic case in Estonia involving Listeria and fish.
The European Court of Justice found that the zero tolerance limit on…Continue Reading EU court clarifies rules in Estonian fish Listeria case
At Broken Arrow, OK, Blue Bell Creamery made unlimited ice cream available for the 20th Annual Taste of Summer Festival. And a 13-year-old North Texas girl gave Blue Bell the inspiration for one of its…Continue Reading Kruse trial begins Monday with jury selection
Does a company’s sanitary record figure into its possible criminal conduct when involved in an outbreak of foodborne illness?
That question is being disputed during the pre-trial stage of the United States v. Paul Kruse.Continue Reading When is sanitary history too ripe for the jury?
Seven people are set to stand trial as part of Spain’s largest ever Listeria outbreak, which occurred in 2019.
A judge in a court in Seville this week decided to continue proceedings against seven defendants…Continue Reading Seven face charges in deadly Listeria outbreak in Spain
A consumer watchdog has filed a complaint against Nestlé and Ferrero in relation to recent E. coli and Salmonella outbreaks involving the companies.
In the action, Foodwatch France lists seven offences including placing on the…
Continue Reading Foodwatch complaint targets Nestlé and Ferrero
A court in South Africa has overturned a previous decision to make companies divulge information in relation to a deadly Listeria outbreak in 2017 and 2018.
The Supreme Court of Appeal ruling reverses a Gauteng…
Continue Reading Court overturns decision in Tiger Brands Listeria case