In the midst of ongoing salmonella and listeria outbreaks involving red pepper/black pepper/salami and Queseria Bendita cheese, we will file a lawsuit tomorrow in Oakland on behalf of the family of an elderly woman who died in April 2009 after ingesting white pepper contaminated by Salmonella rissen bacteria.  The defendants are the companies that manufactured

Today Marler Clark filed a lawsuit on behalf of Raymond Cirimele, another victim of the Salmonella outbreak linked to salami manufactured by Daniele, Inc., and black pepper sold by Wholesome Spice Company and Overseas Spice Company.  Another suit was filed on behalf of a Missouri man named Lee Hanks last week.

Raymond Cirimele regularly purchased

It is Sunday, February 7, 2010; fifteen full days since Daniele Inc announced a recall of its salami products; and almost as long since the companies and investigating health authorities involved have either suspected or known that the ultimate source of illness in this large, and possibly growing outbreak, is black pepper.  But we, the

Updated list of retail locations who may have received Salmonella-contaminated sausage products, including salami/salame, from Daniele International, Inc.:

1.  Albertsons:  AZ, CO, ID, LA, MT, NM, OR, TX, UT, WA, WY

2.  Beverages & More:  CA

3.  Bi-Lo:  SC, TN

4.  BJ’s:  All stores nationwide

5.  Bloom:  MD, NC, SC, VA

6.  Bottle King:  NJ

The Washington State Department of Health issued a press release today on its continuing investigation into the Salmonella Montevideo outbreak associated with salami manufactured by Daniele International.  The salami has since been recalled and a list of retailers that may have received the implicated product can be found HERE.

Thus far,  the infections of

The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) just published its current list of retailers who may have received recalled salami implicated in the national salmonella outbreak. 

1.  Costco–all stores nationwide

2.  Fred Meyer–Stores in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington

3.  Fry’s Food and Drug–Stores in Arizona

4.  Haggen–Stores in Oregon and Washington

5.  Hilander–Stores in

Today Daniele, Inc. announced that tests have confirmed the presence of salmonella in the black pepper that the company used to coat the salami product that has been implicated in a massive national salmonella outbreak. The outbreak, which has sickened at least 189 people in 40 states, involves multiple strains of Salmonella bacteria. Today’s announcement