Odwalla Inc., now part of Coca-Cola, paid $1.5 million after pleading guilty to 16 misdemeanors stemming from an outbreak of E. coli infection caused by unpasteurized apple juice that killed a child and sickened dozens
Two executives of a family-owned Kansas meat company are charged in a six-count criminal indictment with processing chickens after USDA inspectors left for the day, selling them as if they were USDA-inspected, and then shipping
Two former San Francisco Department of Public Health employees have been accused of soliciting fees, allegedly in exchange for helping restaurant and food service managers cheat on exams to gain state-required food-handler certification, the San …
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Food Safety News and yours truly received a nice shout out from Mark Bittman of the New York Times Saturday about what and whom he is thankful for:
17. And to Bill Marler, who,
Brothers Eric and Ryan Jensen, owners of Jensen Farms, probably do not have to worry about criminal charges for the Listeria outbreak caused by the “Rocky Ford” cantaloupes they were selling before Sept. 10.
The Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approved legislation Thursday that would stiffen criminal penalties for those who knowingly violate food safety standards.
Committee chairman Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), who authored the Food Safety Accountability Act,
Last Friday I spoke at the Government Accountability Project Food Integrity Campaign conference. During the lunch break, food safety attorney and advocate Bill Marler hosted a press event with 10 family members of victims
After once again spending time with victims of yet another outbreak of foodborne disease who are advocating for justice for themselves and family members, I thought again why prosecutors seem so reluctant to charge those
According to a leading criminal defense attorney, the food industry may be about to face a substantial increase in criminal investigations related to food recalls and outbreaks.
“There’s a tremendous pressure on the FDA to
A plea deal in the federal criminal case over last year’s use of a dangerous pesticide to poison the patrons of a Mexican restaurant in Lenexa, KS means the wife involved will be testifying against