The Appellate Division, First Department of the New York Supreme Court, has ruled that an E coli victim’s lawsuit against the  Chopt Creative Salad Co. LLC may go forward.

The nine-year-old legal action by Plaintiff-Respondent Alison Goldman named the Chopt Creative Salad Company as the  Defendant-Appellant in the Bronx court

Continue Reading E. coli Victim’s lawsuit goes forward after win in NY’s appeals court

Just a month ago, the Environmental Protection Agency rejected revisions to the Clean Water Act submitted in 2017 for more effective regulations of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs).

In response, the San Francisco-based Center for Food Safety and 12 other groups sued the EPA for its denial to regulate factory

Continue Reading Lawsuit over farm manure disposal could also help remove pathogens from irrigation water

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 days. It seeks compensation for people who were sickened after consuming pork products from The

Continue Reading Dozens of Canadians file class action lawsuit in relation to E. coli outbreak

Animal activists and the Center for Food Safety sued the state of Iowa in federal court Tuesday, claiming its law to prevent “agriculture production facility” fraud violates the First and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution.

The “ag-gag” law hasn’t seen much use in the Hawkeye State since its passage
Continue Reading Food safety, animal activists sue Iowa over 2012 ‘ag-gag’ law

GavelLawBooksMainApproximately 20-30 percent of victims in foodborne illness outbreaks seek legal action against the companies whose products sickened them or their family members, according to an attorney quoted in a May 24 report by the Dallas Morning News. The newspaper interviewed a number of lawyers who specialize in foodborne
Continue Reading Report: About 20-30 Percent of Foodborne Illness Victims File Lawsuits