Foodborne Illness Outbreaks

Marler Clark has been retained by several people who consumed Gerry’s donuts.

The following is a statement from the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) on the recent outbreak of gastrointestinal illness involving a food service establishment in Ellington:

DPH’s Epidemiology and Food Protection Programs, along with the State Laboratory, are collaborating with the North

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Food Safety News report that more patients are being identified by investigators working on an E. coli O157 outbreak that has been limited to Washington State. However, today Arizona officials confirmed there is a child in that state with an infection from the same strain of the pathogen.

There are 11 confirmed patients

A total of 13 people infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria monocytogenes were reported from 4 states. Illnesses started on dates ranging from October 20, 2020, to March 17, 2021, with 12 illnesses occurring in 2021.

Sick people ranged in age from less than 1 to 75 years, with a median age of 52.

Genetic fingerprinting results (whole genome sequencing) have come back on some of these King County cases indicating they are related to cases in other counties within Washington. The Washington State Department of Health will provide updates about this multijurisdictional outbreak investigation and we will no longer update the information on this page.

Public Health is

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a report on its investigation of the Salmonella Newport outbreak (2020-OnionInvestigationReport-05122021) that caused more than 1,600 reported illnesses in the U.S. and Canada (515 in Canada) between June and October 2020. The FDA worked with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),