Two people in the Netherlands have been accused of knowingly selling eggs contaminated with Salmonella.

The case at Zwolle District Court covers events in 2017 and involves the duo, who were owner and manager of a farm at the time.

The Public Prosecution Service (OM) believes Salmonella findings were hidden

Continue Reading Dutch farm owner, manager up on charges of selling contaminated eggs; one man died

Lactalis is facing criminal charges in France in relation to a Salmonella outbreak in 2017 linked to its infant formula.

The dairy company confirmed it was under criminal investigation and said it would cooperate with authorities.

Prosecutors brought charges for fraud, a failure to carry out a product withdrawal and

Continue Reading Lactalis faces criminal charges over Salmonella outbreak from infant formula


According to the CDC and FDA, at least 4 kids were sickened and of those two died, from drinking Abbott infant formula. Abbott denies the connection.  However, the resulting investigation and inspection (and whistleblower documents) uncovered enough problems in the Abbott facility to shutter it causing havoc

Continue Reading Publisher’s Platform: Mr. Abbott, you are going to face criminal sanctions

Federal Judge Robert Pitman today will conduct a telephonic pre-trial conference in the case of the United States versus Paul Kruse.

Kruse, 66, of Brenham, TX, is the retired president of Blue Bell Creameries and the only individual facing felony charges related to a 2015 listeriosis outbreak traced to ice
Continue Reading Pretrial hearing held today in U.S. case against former Blue Bell president


Not since the defunct Peanut Corporation of America’s CEO Stewart Parnell was convicted six years ago has an American food industry executive been in as much possible criminal jeopardy as former Blue Bell Creamery CEO Paul W. Kruse is now.

Most media outlets in the United States, including Food
Continue Reading Letter From The Editor: Truth is, Blue Bell sure made lot’s of news for case about concealment

In what federal prosecutors say is the largest ever fine of its kind, operators of Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. have agreed to pay $25 million to resolve criminal charges related to foodborne illness outbreaks from 2015 through 2018.

More than 1,100 people were sickened in the outbreaks that caused the
Continue Reading Chipotle agrees to pay $25 million federal fine for role in some outbreaks


Criminal prosecutions in food cases have been quiet for the last few years.

Outbreak 2: The recent multistate investigation began on April 2, 2019, when CDC’s PulseNet identified the Salmonella Carrau outbreak. As of April 24, 2019, 117 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Carrau have been
Continue Reading Publisher’s Platform: If I was part of Caito Foods, I’d be nervous