Current News and Investigations from our Food Safety Legal Team

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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. Attorneys Ryan Osterholm and Lindsay Lien Rinholen filed the suit today…
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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…
Cyclospora

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…
Vegetable Listeria Recall

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…
Salmonella

Dole Baby Spinach Recalled for Salmonella

Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc. has issued a recall for baby spinach packaged in bags and plastic clamshell containers for possible Salmonella contamination. At the time of the recall, no illnesses had been reported. However, consumers who have purchased…
E. coli lawyer Buffalo Burger Recall

Ground Bison E. coli Outbreaks Linked to Restaurants and Grocery Stores

An ongoing E. coli outbreak linked to ground bison has sickened 21 people in seven states. The illnesses are not the first to be linked to ground bison products sold at grocery stores and served at restaurants.  A decade ago, Pritzker Hageman…
Salmonella Attorney CDC Map of Salmonella Pig Ear Outbreak 7/31/19

Pig Ear Dog Treats and Salmonella - What You Need to Know

Pig ear dog treats contaminated with Salmonella have sickened 127 people who handled them. The outbreak, which has spread to 33 states, includes at least 26 people who have been hospitalized, according to the latest information from the Centers…

Imported Basil Cyclospora Outbreak Hits MN, NY and FL Hard

New York, Florida and Minnesota have been hard-hit by the Cyclospora outbreak linked to imported basil from Mexico. About 90 percent of cases reported in the 11-state outbreak occurred in those three states. As of July 24, 2019, the outbreak…