Current News and Investigations from our Food Safety Legal Team

Salmonella-lawyer-cavi-papayas

Salmonella Outbreak: Papaya Distributor Refuses Recall, FDA Steps In

The U.S. distributor of papayas linked an ongoing Salmonella outbreak refused to issue a recall for the contaminated fruit, so the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stepped in. After Agroson’s LLC, the sole U.S. distributor of Cavi…
Cyclospora

Massachusetts Cyclospora Outbreak, More Than 100 Sick

More than 100 people in Massachusetts are part of a Cyclospora outbreak that health officials believe is linked to contaminated produce.  The state health department is working with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to determine the specific…
Salmonella Attorney Pig Ear Dog Treat Outbreak Map from CDC

Pig Ear Dog Treat Salmonella Outbreak Expands

The Salmonella outbreak linked to pig ear dog treats has expanded to include 93 people in 27 states who handled them. Twenty people have been hospitalized. Pet Supplies Plus issued a recall for the pig ear treats on July 3, 2019.…
E. coli lawyer Buffalo Burger Recall

Ground Bison E. coli Recall and Outbreak

A ground bison recall including Northbrook, Sayers Brook and Fossil Farms ground meat and Northbrook Buffalo Burgers has been issued the products were linked to an E. coli outbreak.  Consumers who have purchased these products should not eat…
Cyclospora

First Lawsuit Filed in Cyclospora Outbreak at Cooper's Hawk in Jacksonville, FL

The Cyclospora attorneys at national food safety law firm, Pritzker Hageman, P.A., filed the first Cyclospora outbreak lawsuit against Cooper's Hawk in Jacksonville, FL. The suit was filed today in Florida's Fourth Judicial Circuit Court. The…
cyclospora lawyer microscope image

Multiple Cases of Cyclospora Food Poisoning Reported in New York

,
Multiple cases of Cyclospora food poisoning have been reported in New York's Capital Region. The New York State Department of Health (DOH) is investigating the illnesses, along with the Albany County Department of Health, Montgomery County Public…
Cyclospora

Cyclospora Outbreak Sickens 80 at Cooper's Hawk Winery in Florida

, ,
A Cyclospora outbreak has sickened nearly 80 people who ate at Cooper's Hawk Winery and Restaurant in Jacksonville, FL. The people sickened ate at the restaurant between June 10th and June 24th. Many were attending a charity banquet held by…
Salmonella

Pet Supplies Plus Recalls Pig Ears After Salmonella Outbreak

Pet Supplies Plus has issued a recall for pig ear dog treats after a Salmonella outbreak among humans who handled them was announced. The recall is for pig ear dog treats sold in bulk at Pet Supplies Plus stores in 33 states: AL, AR, CA, CO,…
Salmonella Attorney Pig Ear Outbreak CDC Map

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Pig Ear Dog Treats

A Salmonella outbreak linked to contaminated pig ear dog treats has sickened 45 people who handled them. Illnesses were reported from 13 states, 12 people sickened with Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:- infections were hospitalized. Those…
Salmonella lawyer -gloved hand holds petri dish that shows positive Salmonella result

Salmonella at Doug Sauls BBQ & Seafood Sickens 14 in Nashville, NC

Fourteen people are part of a Salmonella outbreak at Doug Sauls' BBQ & Seafood in Nashville, NC.  The county health department temporarily suspended the operating permit for the restaurant, located on 813 Western Avenue,  after discovering…
Salmonella Lawyer- whole raw turkey

Is Now a Good Time to Mention the Turkey Industry's Salmonella Problem?

With just days to go until Thanksgiving, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) wants to remind us that Salmonella contamination in turkeys is an industrywide problem. The reminder has come in the form of a summary of an outbreak…

Missa Bay Recalls Salad Bowls Amid Multi-State E.coli Outbreak

, ,
Missa Bay, LLC. Of Swedesboro, NJ, recalled more than 97,000 pounds of salad bowls with meat or poultry because the lettuce may be contaminated with E.coli O157:H7. The recalled salad bowls have the establishment number “EST. 18502B” inside…
Hepatitis lawyer- Fresh Thyme blackberries

Fresh Thyme Blackberries Linked to Hepatitis A Outbreak

Fresh Thyme Market blackberries have been linked to a Hepatitis A outbreak that has sickened at least 11 people in three states. Six people have been hospitalized.     The case-patients purchased fresh, conventional blackberries…