Food Poisoning Information

William “Bill” Marler is an American personal injury lawyer and food safety advocate. He is the managing partner of Marler Clark, a Seattle, Washington, based law firm that specializes in foodborne illness cases.

This morning I read that San Diego County health officials announced late Friday night that a 2-year-old child has died and three

A bit of history of papaya-related outbreaks from www.outbreakdatabase.com:

2019 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Uganda Linked to Fresh Papayas Imported from Mexico

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • papayas

On June 28, 2019 the CDC announced an outbreak investigation of Salmonella Uganda infections linked to consumption of fresh, whole papayas imported from Mexico. Sixty-two outbreak associated cases

An employee at Steak ’n Shake in Columbia County reportedly tested positive for hepatitis A.

According to the Georgia Department of Public Health and East Central Health District, the employee is not currently working at the restaurant on Belair Frontage Road and coworkers have been offered the vaccination.

The department said the public has a

The Franklin County Health Department is planning mass vaccinations after learning an employee who works at the Jack in the Box located at the Bourbeuse River Access in Union, Missouri had Hepatitis A while serving customers.

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services said the employee handled food on June 9 and June 10.

Sofina Foods Inc. is recalling Compliments brand chicken strips from the marketplace to avoid possible Salmonella illnesses. The Public Health Agency of Canada is investigating an outbreak of human illness and has identified this product as a source of illness. The outbreak investigation is ongoing and may identify other sources. Consumers should not consume the

Aurora Packing Company, Inc., a North Aurora, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 62,112 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The raw beef products were packaged on April 19, 2019. This spreadsheet contains a list of

CDC, public health and regulatory officials in multiple states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigated a multistate outbreak of Cyclospora cayetanensis infections.

As of September 11, 2018, CDC was notified of 511 laboratory-confirmed cases of Cyclospora infections in people from 15 states and New York City who reported consuming a variety of

States affected by the outbreak are Georgia, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, Indiana, Florida, Illinois, Mississippi and Minnesota.

The CDC reported moments ago that since the last update on April 23, 2019, 21 more ill people were added to this outbreak.

As of April 25, 2019, 177 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli