A dream team of world-class food safety experts is ready to go on behalf of the victims and their family members, according to the mammoth 501-page lawsuit dropped on Tiger Brands this past Thursday by South African trial lawyer Richard Spoor.

In the complaint, seeking $2 billion in damages in the worst listeria outbreak in…

As the World Health Organization told countries around the world this week to make listeriosis a reportable disease because of the ongoing crisis in South Africa, outbreak victims and their families filed a class action suit against the producers of processed meats that have tested positive Listeria monocytogenes.

To view a…

Bill Marler, the founder and publisher of Food Safety News, prominent food safety advocate, and America’s best-known foodborne illnesses attorney arrives in South Africa today to help push back against the largest Listeria outbreak in history.

Marler will speak Thursday at the Food Focus Listeria Conference in Johannesburg, where South African professionals from government, industry…

New York’s Westchester County Department of Health Friday announced an ongoing hepatitis A outbreak has spread to the tony Sleepy Hollow Country Club.

The club includes a 27-hole golf course on 338 acres.

County health officials were already working to contain the scope of hepatitis A exposure linked to a favorite Port Chester restaurant called…

Although the United States is know world-wide as having one of the safest food supplies, there have been instances where some of the foods most commonly consumed in our country have resulted in tragedy.

Jack-in-the- Box E. coli Outbreak – 1992 – 1993

708 ill, 171 hospitalized and 4 dead

An outbreak of E. coli…

Stockholders’ attorneys say Chipotle Mexican Grill and federal officials knew about multiple foodborne illness outbreaks linked to the restaurant chain in 2014-15, but did not inform the public.

Using Freedom of Information Act requests, the attorneys representing the Chipotle stockholders pressed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for details about the track record of…

After sickening more than 30 people with E. coli O157:H7 – including several kids with acute kidney failure – you would think that all this tainted product would be off the market – but no.

So one must ask, Food and Drug Administration, companies, what are you doing?

I received this from a hero Thursday…

This peanut butter substitute was still on the shelf at a Luckys Market earlier this week, despite having been recalled in March for E. coli contamination.

On March 7, 2017, The SoyNut Butter Company recalled all varieties of I.M. Healthy SoyNut Butters and all varieties of I.M. Healthy Granola products. On…

There are now 16 dead with 292 sickened with hepatitis A in San Diego — mostly in the ignored homeless population. And, the numbers of people with this preventable disease is spiking. Colorado has 57 ill with 1 death; Michigan has 319 ill with 14 deaths; and New York has 46 ill. Other states and…