The Lange Law Firm PLLC

We want to do our part to make our nation’s food system safer by providing information, awareness, education, and if needed, access to the courts.

We bring the most up-to-date news about food safety to the public. News about recalls of contaminated food, food poisoning outbreaks, and other food safety problems should not be swept under the rug. Food safety concerns should be brought to light sooner, so that outbreaks can be stopped in their tracks — before more unsuspecting families are harmed by the food they buy.

The Lange Law Firm PLLC Blogs

Blog Authors

Latest from The Lange Law Firm PLLC

Several news outlets out of Maquoketa, Iowa are reporting severe E. coli illnesses in children – some of which have developed a rare, life-threatening complication. Some of these children have developed hemolytic uremic syndrome, or HUS, which can lead to kidney failure. At this time, it is unknown if the children’s cases are linked or a potential source to this potential Maquoketa Iowa Ecoli Outbreak. Here’s what we do know: Maquoketa Iowa Ecoli Outbreak Quick…
Today, the CDC linked a suspected outbreak of Salmonella illnesses to a source: Raw Frozen Breaded Stuffed Chicken Products. As suspected last month, this outbreak of Salmonella Raw Frozen Breaded Stuffed Chicken CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) are collecting different types of data to investigate a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections linked to raw frozen breaded stuffed chicken products. The…
An outbreak of salmonella in Ontario, Canada has ended, according to local public health officials. The outbreak produced dozens of lab-positive salmonella tests and hundreds more people who reported symptoms. Here is what we know about the Food Truck Salmonella: Food Truck Salmonella Outbreak The outbreak was centered around Barakat, a restaurant in Sarnia, and an associated food truck in the suburb of Corunna. Lambton Public Health spearheaded the investigation in collaboration with Public Health…
The USDA has announced that there is a suspected Raw Breaded Stuffed Chicken Salmonella Outbreak currently under investigation. At this time, there are no details surrounding this outbreak, apart from the identified food source. More information will be forthcoming as investigation details are released. We have seen Raw Breaded Stuffed Chicken Salmonella outbreaks before… 2018 Raw Breaded Stuffed Chicken Salmonella Outbreak During May–September 2018, public health officials in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and the Food Safety and…
In the press release, the Maine CDC stated that an infected worker at Morse’s Sauerkraut handled deli food while infectious from April 1 through May 13. They state that people who purchased food from the deli  in this E. coli Maine Deli exposure timeframe should watch for symptoms of infection and contact their health care provider right to be tested if they expect that they have been exposed. They further recommend throwing out any food…
Just today, King County announced a Seattle E. coli Outbreak. Public Health is investigating a new cluster of seven children infected with Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (also known as STEC) in King County. All cases are currently under 14 years of age, and three are under five years of age. Cases have been reported between April 22–May 1, 2021. Our investigation is ongoing, and we have not identified any foods, restaurants, or other sources in…
The Food and Drug Administration is investigating cases of non-viral hepatitis that may be linked to bottled alkaline water, according to a press release put out by that agency. The FDA was first alerted to the problem on March 13th. Five young children and infants had been hospitalized in southern Nevada. The cause was acute non-viral hepatitis leading to liver failure. Although the five patients have since been released from the hospital, federal regulators suspect…
There are 5 people sick in the Jule’s Cashew Brie Salmonella Outbreak. The outbreak link was announced today by the CDC and a contemporaneous recall was also announced. The Jule’s Cashew Brie Salmonella Outbreak Fast Facts: Five people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Duisburg have been reported from three states. Two people were hospitalized, and no deaths have been reported. Interviews with ill people and traceback information suggest that Jule’s cashew brie is…
The McLean County Health Department has reported the possible foodborne illness. An undetermined number of ill individuals that have been contaminated and or hospitalized still remain unknown. Is there another Jimmy Johns food poisoning outbreak? Read all about it here. About the Potential Jimmy Johns food poisoning outbreak On Wednesday April 7, 2021, a probable foodborne illness outbreak occurred in the Bloomington-Normal area. The Illinois State University personnel first reported the outbreak due to symptoms…
There is another Salmonella outbreak linked to ground turkey in the news. Federal health officials triggered an alert for a potential Salmonella Ground Turkey Outbreak linked to more than 200,000 pounds of raw ground turkey products due to concerns the meat could have caused Salmonella Hadar illnesses in people across 12 states, including New York. What We Know The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert