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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…
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Multiple Cases of Cyclospora Food Poisoning Reported in New York

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

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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,…
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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…
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Green Giant and Trader Joe's Vegetables Recalled for Listeria Risk

Green Giant and Trader Joe's brand vegetables sold at Food Lion, Shaws and other stores are being recalled for Listeria risk. No illnesses were reported at the time Grower's Express issued the recall for fresh vegetables including cauliflower,…
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E. coli Outbreak at San Diego County Fair: 1 Child Dead, at least 10 sick

An E. coli outbreak at the San Diego County Fair in June sickened at least ten children, one of whom has died. E. coli lawyers question what safety measures were in place at the fair on the days when the lives of these families were changed…
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Salmonella Outbreak From Imported Mexican Papayas Hits 8 States.

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Pritzker Hageman's Food Poisoning Law Firm Salmonella lawyers are investigating a new outbreak of Salmonella Uganda that has sickened at least 71 people so far in 8 states. This outbreak has also led to at least 27 hospitalizations. A much higher…
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Salmonella Tahini Outbreak Ends, Will Lawsuits Follow?

The Salmonella outbreak linked to tahini has ended, but it's not too late for those who were sickened to file a lawsuit. The outbreak was linked to imported products that were distributed by Brodt Zenatti Holding LLC of Jupiter, Florida. Three…
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Did Canada Dodge Romaine E. coli Outbreak Blitz with New Import Rules?

Is Canada breaking the fall tradition of a romaine E. coli outbreak?  Each year since 2017, Canada has been struck by an autumnal E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, CA. Those outbreaks occurred in tandem with E. coli…
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Third E. coli Outbreak with Romaine as Suspected Source

Federal health officials are investigating a third multistate E. coli O157:H7 outbreak where romaine lettuce is a suspected source. On October 28, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced two E. coli O157:H7 outbreaks,…
E. coli Lawyer - Tanimura & Antle Romaine E. coli Recall

Tanimura & Antle Romaine E. coli Recall Includes Walmart, Other Stores

Whole heads of Tanimura & Antle brand romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, CA, and sold at Walmart, Food Lion and other stores are being recalled for E. coli O157:H7 risk. Consumers who have purchased this product should not eat it as E. coli…
Deli meat Listeria outbreak

Massachusetts Deli Meat Listeria Outbreak Sickens 7

A deli meat Listeria outbreak has sickened seven people in Massachusetts, two people in New York and one person in Florida who died. All 10 people required hospitalization. The people sickened in this outbreak provided their food histories…