Phyllis Entis, perhaps better known as the foodbuglady and for her excellent coverage of food safety issues on the eFoodAlert blog, recently invited her readers to weigh in on Del Monte’s current lawsuit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The company filed suit against the agency after a collaborative epidemiologic investigation conducted

The Subway shigella outbreak in Lombard, Illinois now claims well over one hundred victims.  Several lawsuits have been filed on behalf of injured people, seeking compensation for lost wages, medical expenses, and other measures of damages. 

On March 9, we filed suit on behalf of Ron and Sarah Bowers, a Wheaton, Illinois couple whose son

The unfortunate trend for E. coli and beef in late 2009 and 2010 continues.  This evening, West MissourI Beef, LLC, a Rockville, Missouri beef company, recalled 14,000 pounds of boneless beef products due to potential E. coli O157:H7 contamination.  Today’s recall brings the tally for recalled beef due to E. coli contamination to 1,636,000 pounds of beef