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CHICAGO, Illinois – A lawsuit will be filed on Monday against Supermercado Rivera Inc. on behalf of Roman Caballero who was diagnosed with Salmonella after consuming carnitas purchased from Supermercado on February 24th, 2019. Mr. Caballero is represented by Marler Clark, the nation’s Food Safety Law Firm, and Newland and Newland, a respected Illinois firm. One day after consuming the Supermercado carnitas for lunch, Mr. Caballero began to experience extreme nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal…
According to Food Safety News article this morning, the CDC says a Salmonella outbreak traced to ground beef from the world’s largest beef producer is technically over, but there is a continuing threat because unknowing consumers likely still have some of the implicated meat in their home freezers. Epidemiologic, laboratory, and traceback evidence indicates that ground beef produced by JBS Tolleson Inc. is a likely source of this outbreak. With 403 laboratory-confirmed patients across 30…
Public health officials say a Salmonella outbreak traced to ground beef from the world’s largest beef producer is technically over, but there is a continuing threat because unknowing consumers likely still have some of the implicated meat in their home freezers. With 403 laboratory-confirmed patients across 30 states, the outbreak spanned at least five months, according to the final outbreak report posted March 22 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Health officials did…
An undisclosed amount of a Monster Energy drink is being recalled because of potential contamination with pieces of glass. The Canadian arm of the corporation, Monster Energy Canada Ltd., initiated the recall, according to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). The government has not disclosed any other information about what prompted the recall or how any potential problems were discovered. Monster Energy distributed the implicated “Caffé Monster Salted Caramel Energy Drink” nationwide in Canada. The…
Czech Republic will lift checks on beef from Poland that the European Commission called “disproportionate” from next week. One month ago, the country put in place extraordinary veterinary measures that all Polish beef must be tested in an accredited lab at a cost to the importer before it is placed on the market following detection of Salmonella. The EC examined these measures and concluded they appeared disproportionate to the incident. “While Czech government has an…
A total of 403 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Newport were reported from 30 states. Illnesses started on dates ranging from August 5, 2018 to February 8, 2019. 117 people were hospitalized. No deaths were reported. Epidemiologic, laboratory, and traceback evidence indicated that ground beef produced by JBS Tolleson, Inc. was a likely source of this outbreak. On October 4, 2018, JBS Tolleson, Inc. recalled  approximately 6.9 million pounds of beef products that may be contaminated…
A total of 403 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Newport were reported from 30 states. Illnesses started on dates ranging from August 5, 2018 to February 8, 2019. 117 people were hospitalized. No deaths were reported. Epidemiologic, laboratory, and traceback evidence indicated that ground beef produced by JBS Tolleson, Inc. was a likely source of this outbreak. On October 4, 2018, JBS Tolleson, Inc. recalled  approximately 6.9 million pounds of beef products that may be contaminated…
A total of 403 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Newport were reported from 30 states. Illnesses started on dates ranging from August 5, 2018 to February 8, 2019. 117 people were hospitalized. No deaths were reported. Epidemiologic, laboratory, and traceback evidence indicated that ground beef produced by JBS Tolleson, Inc. was a likely source of this outbreak. On October 4, 2018, JBS Tolleson, Inc. recalled  approximately 6.9 million pounds of beef products that may be contaminated…
Lawrence J. O’Connor is a 70-year-old gentleman residing in Beresford, South Dakota with his wife Ruth. Lawrence and Ruth were visiting his daughter in Phoenix, Arizona for a few weeks when they decided to go out for dinner. On Friday, March 23, 2018, the two went to dinner at Red Lobster located at 7921 W. Bell Rd. in Peoria, Arizona 85382. Lawrence chose a Caesar salad made with romaine lettuce, and his wife and a…
E. coli outbreaks associated with lettuce, specifically the “pre-washed” and “ready-to-eat” varieties, are by no means a new phenomenon. In fact, the frequency with which this country’s fresh produce consuming public has been hit by outbreaks of pathogenic bacteria is astonishing. Here are just a sample of E. coli outbreaks based on information gathered by the Center for Science in the Public Interest, Kansas State University, Barf Blog and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:…