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Category Archive: Food Poisoning

Lettuce E Coli Lawsuit

The numbers are staggering from any perspective, with 5 fatalities and nearly 200 identified victims in an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 that has swept across 35 stats so far. Traditionally, the higher number of victims the easier it is for investigators to perform a trace-back investigation and identify the precise source of the bacteria. Read More

Lunchables Recall: Kraft Heinz Announces Recall Due to Mislabeling Concerns

Parents lead busy lives.  Unlike generations past, both parents work in the majority of American families.  Recent estimates indicate that more than 60 percent of two-parent households see both parents hold jobs of some sort.  That’s why convenience has become so important with regards to feeding children.  Many parents simply don’t have the time to Read More

Consumer Update: Tyson Chicken Nugget Recall Announced

Anyone who has children likely considers chicken nuggets one of the staples of their diets.  They are a source of protein and for the most part, kids like them.  As such, when something goes wrong with chicken nuggets on a massive scale it could lead to serious problems for families all over the United States. Read More

Listeria Recall Attorney Alert: Fourth Recall In Recent Weeks Announced

It seems there are some issues that tend to snowball out of nowhere and become potentially enormous problems for consumers.  When such a potential problem involves the food we eat, the public needs to know about every possible danger they could be unwittingly facing.  Many a listeria recall attorney has been answering questions from consumers Read More

Listeria Recall by Quaker Oats Third By Food Company In Past Month

They say bad things tend to happen in threes.  That’s usually a saying that is used in different contexts, but we can all hope that the latest listeria recall is the last one for some time to come.  We’ve already covered a massive frozen foods listeria recall and a subsequent listeria recall that dealt with Read More

Another Listeria Recall Announced – This Time It’s Walnuts

We recently tried to contribute to the effort being made by several groups, individuals and agencies to alert the public of a massive listeria recall.  That recall focused on an enormous number of frozen food brands sold across the United States.  Unfortunately, yet another listeria recall has been announced recently, and this one concerns walnuts.  Read More

Listeria Outbreak Concerns Fuel Massive Frozen Foods Recall

American consumers have come to expect that the frozen foods they purchase will be reasonably safe.  Several different laws and legal standards are in place to protect consumers both on the federal and state levels.  Despite all of these safeguards, problems still arise in the form of contamination that put people in serious danger.  This Read More

Food Borne Illness: Treasured Harvest Pistachios Recall

A recent Salmonella scare has led to a recall of pistachios; the brand name is Treasured Harvest. Consumers are being urged to destroy or return the contaminated product. The affected product has been sold in four different states including California. Every year roughly 50 million Americans get sick from eating contaminated food. Of that number, Read More

22 Audubon Elementary Students Become ill after Lunch.

Yesterday, Thursday July 11, 2013. 22 children who attend Audubon Elementary School in San Diego became ill after lunchtime.  According to reports from a fire spokesman, some children had upset stomachs, others were vomiting.  18 of the 22 children had to be taken to the hospital and treated.  The children affected ranged from kindergarteners to Read More

Product Recall: Woodstock Organic Pomegranate Kernels, Associated with Hepatitis A Outbreak.

A new product containing pomegranate kernels has been linked to the Hepatitis A outbreak.  It has been reported that these pomegranate kernels are the same ones that were imported from Turkey and used in the Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend of Frozen Berries sold at Costco stores nationwide. Woodstock Frozen Organic Pomegranate Kernels is the Read More

Second Hepatitis Lawsuit Against Townsend Farms and Costco in San Diego

The Houston-based food safety law firm of Simon & Luke, with co-counsel Gomez & Iagmin, has filed another lawsuit stemming from a multi-state Hepatitis A outbreak linked to consumption of frozen berries manufactured by Oregon-based Townsend Farms and sold at Costco stores. The lawsuit was filed against Townsend Farms and Costco Corporation in the Superior Read More

Gomez Iagmin Joins Simon and Luke in Filing First Hepatitis A Lawsuit in the Country against Townsend Farms and Costco in Los Angeles County

Today the Houston-based food safety law firm of Simon & Luke, with co-counsel Gomez & Iagmin, filed the first lawsuit stemming from a multi-state Hepatitis A outbreak linked to consumption of a frozen berry mix manufactured by Oregon-based Townsend Farms and sold at Costco stores. The lawsuit was filed against Townsend Farms and Costco Corporation Read More

Ammonia leak sickens workers at Fresno winery

Authorities say they have fixed an ammonia leak that sickened workers at a Fresno winery, but the area remains cordoned off. Fresno Fire spokesman Sean Johnson says investigators determined that a pipe was the source of a leak discovered Oct. 11, 2012 at the Golden State Vintners plant. The Fresno winery is in an agricultural Read More

36 Million Pounds of Ground Turkey Recalled Due to Salmonella Contamination

Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation is recalling approximately 36 million pounds of ground turkey products that may be contaminated with a multi-drug resistant strain of Salmonella Heidelberg, the U.S.D.A’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.  The products are believed to be linked to at least one known death. The products subject to recall today bear the Read More

Papaya Salmonella Outbreak

The US Center for Disease Control has added two new victims to the list of those sickened with Salmonella Agona from contaminated papayas.  Since January 1, 2001 the nationwide total count of victims sickened with Salmoneela Agona from contaminated papayas sits at 99 victims in 23 different states.  The outbreaks are distributed throughout the states Read More

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