In a kind of” twofer” Marler Clark, the Food Safety Law Firm, has provided USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service with more arguments on why certain Salmonella serotypes should be declared adulterants in meat.

It’s a “twofer” because Marler Clark’s new comments were submitted under two dockets — the FSIS

Continue Reading Salmonella in poultry issue isn’t going to be over until Marler says its over

There are only a few days left to register at the discounted price for the China International Food Safety and Quality Conference. The 15th Annual China International Food Safety and Quality (CIFSQ) Conference is in Beijing on Oct. 27 and 28. It is supported by the International Association for Food
Continue Reading One month to go until China food safety conference; early registration discount available

A California man is seeking damages from Thomson International Inc. contending he was poisoned with Salmonella from the company’s onions. He is part of a multi-national outbreak that has sickened more than 500.

Keith Robert Willis, 58, bought and ate the implicated onions in June and fell ill on July
Continue Reading San Diego man files suit against fresh produce company in Salmonella outbreak

A COVID-19 & Food Safety Global Summit, organized by the International Association for Food Protection and sponsored by Marler Clark LLP PS, is a two-hour virtual international event set for July 29.

The summit will bring together scientific experts, regulatory officials, academics, and industry executives worldwide to better understand
Continue Reading Online international food safety summit set late this month

UPDATE— A common grower with multiple romaine fields in California’s Salinas growing region is likely responsible for all three current  E. coli O157: H7 outbreaks.   That was the word in a late Thursday update from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  FDA, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Continue Reading Victim of E. coli O157:H7 outbreak sues ALDI in federal court over poison romaine


On this Thanksgiving I want to say how thankful I am for those who work to protect the food we eat.  Although for 26 years I have been primarily supportive of those who protect us, like families and good friends, sometimes a critique is appropriate.

I want to express
Continue Reading UPDATED – Publisher’s Platform: A Thanksgiving question to the FDA, CDC and state and local health authorities

A new Marler Clark scholarship is being offered to students at Pearl City High School who are interested in pursuing a college degree in a science or medical field. Seattle-based food safety law firm Marler Clark made a $25,000 contribution to the Pearl City High School in November to foster
Continue Reading Marler Clark Donates $25,000 to Pearl City High School for Science Scholarship

on assignment: South Africa

JOHANNESBURG — The World Health Organization (WHO) reported it was the largest Listeria outbreak on record. After 1,060 confirmed cases and 216 deaths between January 2017 and July 2018, officials in South Africa declared an end to the outbreak linked to polony made by Enterprise Foods.
Continue Reading People, places touched by Listeria outbreak will be forever changed