The Six things Bill Marler does not eat.

Raw oysters and other raw shellfish. Marler says that raw shellfish—especially oysters—have been causing more foodborne illness lately. He links this to warming waters, which produce more microbial growth. “Oysters are filter feeders, so they pick up everything that’s in the water,” he explains. “If there’s bacteria

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Kraft Heinz Foods Company, a Kirksville, Mo. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,400 pounds of ready-to-eat ham and cheese loaf products due to possible cross-contamination with under-processed products, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The ready-to-eat ham and cheese loaf products were produced on Oct. 10, 2022. The following

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is advising restaurants and retailers not to serve or sell and consumers not to eat certain potentially contaminated oysters after the Southern Nevada Health District notified the FDA of two clusters of sapovirus illnesses.

The oysters subject to the FDA alert are from Dai One Foods Co. Ltd, of

I remember a lot of them and I am probably missing many, but here are some I pulled off www.marlerclark.com this morning.

VR Green Farms Botulism Outbreak 2014 – https://marlerclark.com/news_events/vr-green-farms-botulism-outbreak-lawsuit-california-2014

Wild Ginger Campylobacter Outbreak 2019 – https://marlerclark.com/news_events/wild-ginger-campylobacter-outbreak-and-litigation-new-york-2019

Fresh Express Cyclospora Outbreak 2020 – https://marlerclark.com/news_events/fresh-express-bagged-lettuce-cyclospora-outbreak-and-litigation-multi-state-2020

Subway Shigella Outbreak 2010 – https://marlerclark.com/news_events/subway-restaurant-shigella-outbreak-chicago

Beverly Wilshite Hotel Norovirus Outbreak

The McHenry County Department of Health has closed its illness outbreak survey linked to D.C. Cobb’s, 1204 N. Green Street in McHenry, and is continuing its gastrointestinal illness outbreak investigation.

After sharing the illness outbreak investigation survey on Tuesday, MCDH received 508 completed survey responses. MCDH would like to thank everyone who completed the survey