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2013-09-13 23:20:54

The Food Poisoning Lawyer at the Merman Law Firm, principal office located in Houston, Texas, learned today that the FDA is investigating Chobani, Inc. after the company initiated a voluntary recall of Greek yogurt products linked to 89 consumer complaints of alleged illness after consumption. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reviewing 89 complaints from consumers who allegedly say they fell ill after eating the recalled Chobani Greek...

2013-08-27 16:24:22

HOUSTON, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston-based national food safety lawyer Ron Simon has filed the first four Cyclospora lawsuits in Texas, Nebraska, and Ohio stemming from a multi-state outbreak linked to leafy greens produced in and imported from Mexico by Taylor Farms. The tainted greens were served at Olive Garden, Red Lobster, and several independent restaurants and have now been linked to illnesses in over 600 victims across 22 states. Copies of the lawsuits are...

2013-08-21 23:04:37

This report also specifies food safety contaminant testing market based on pathogen subtypes, in various food types, and countries. The market report has been driven by the testing of food material during every stage of food production and processing. (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 The report "European Food Safety Testing Market By Contaminant (Pathogen, GMO, Toxin, Pesticide), Technology (Traditional & Rapid), Food Type (Meat & Poultry Product, Dairy Product, Fruit & Vegetable,...

2013-08-20 20:21:22

HOUSTON, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston-based national food safety lawyer Ron Simon has filed the first lawsuit in Texas stemming from a multi-state Cyclospora outbreak linked to leafy greens produced in and imported from Mexico by Taylor Farms. Health officials have already confirmed nearly 300 victims statewide. The lawsuit was filed in Harris County, Texas on behalf of Kennon and Lyndsay Smith against Bob's Taco Station, Taylor Farms, and Max Luna Produce. A copy of the...

2013-08-10 20:20:07

LINCOLN, Neb., Aug. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Houston-based food safety law firm of Simon & Luke, along with co-counsel Miller Grell Law Group, has filed the first lawsuit in Nebraska over a Cyclospora outbreak linked to salad mix produced by Taylor Farms and served at Olive Garden Restaurants. A copy of the file-stamped lawsuit is available upon request. The lawsuit was filed in Lancaster County, Nebraska, on behalf of Laurenda and Richard Sanguinetti, a mother and her...

Twitter Can Help Predict Risk Of Foodborne Illness
2013-08-08 04:52:38

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers at the University of Rochester have devised a new system that can tell people how likely they are to become ill when dining at a particular restaurant by "listening" to the tweets from other restaurant patrons. The system, dubbed nEmesis, can help people make more informed decisions and could potentially complement traditional public health methods for monitoring food safety, the researchers said. The system works...

2013-08-07 23:18:15

Marler Clark filed a second lawsuit against Federico's Mexican Restaurant on behalf of a mother whose 16-year-old allegedly contracted an E. coli infection after eating at the restaurant. (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 In a lawsuit filed late yesterday, a mother alleges her 16-year-old daughter fell ill with an E. coli infection and was hospitalized after eating tacos purchased from the Federico’s Mexican Restaurant in Litchfield Park. The lawsuit was filed in Maricopa County Superior...

2013-08-07 23:17:06

NSF International offers tips on proper cleaning and care of home appliances and kitchen items. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 NSF International’s Applied Research Center (ARC), which conducts original research and development projects for academia, industry, and regulatory bodies to further public health and safety, has released the 2013 NSF International Household Germ Study, revealing that many common kitchen items harbor unsafe levels of E. coli, Salmonella, Listeria, yeast...

2013-08-05 23:00:46

Seattle-based Marler Clark and Phoenix-based O'Steen & Harrison filed an E. coli lawsuit against Federico's Mexican Restaurant, alleging a man fell ill with an E. coli infection and was hospitalized after eating the restaurant's food. PHOENIX, AZ (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 Marler Clark, the nation’s leading law firm representing victims of foodborne illness, filed an E. coli lawsuit today against the owners of the Litchfield Park, Arizona Federico’s Mexican Restaurant....

2013-08-02 23:00:25

Presentation to Focus on the Integrated Food Safety System Toolkit Battle Creek, Michigan (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 Gerald Wojtala, executive director of the International Food Protection Training Institute (IFPTI), will speak at the Western Association of Food and Drug Officials (WAFDO) 2013 Annual Educational Conference in Portland, Oregon titled “Navigating the Waters of Change”. The three-day conference is scheduled for August 4-6 at the Red Lion Convention Center. Wojtala will...


Latest Foodborne illness Reference Libraries

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2011-02-17 17:29:15

Norovirus is an RNA virus that causes approximately 90% of epidemic non-bacterial outbreaks of gastroenteritis around the world. It may also be responsible for 50% of all foodborne outbreaks of gastroenteritis in the U.S. It can affect people of all ages and is transmitted by food or water that is contaminated, by person-to-person contact, and through aerosolization of the virus and subsequent contamination of surfaces. Immunity is usually incomplete and temporary after infection. People...

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