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
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I thought it might be helpful to see a few cases where a food borne outbreak brought the attention of the US Attorney’s office. “Forwarded is Forearmed.” Odwalla_logo.106170247_stdOdwalla:  In 1998 in what was the first criminal conviction in a large-scale food-poisoning outbreak, Odwalla Inc. pleaded guilty to violating Federal food
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The more things change the more things stay the same. 1000px-jack_in_the_box_2009_logoFriday a Chipotle stockholder brought suit against the company, filing a complaint in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. In the complaint, the investor accused Chipotle of failing to disclose that its “quality controls were
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