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2013-06-19 16:25:59

SAN DIEGO, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- National food safety law firm of Simon & Luke, with co-counsel Gomez & Iagmin, has filed a fifth California lawsuit stemming from a multi-state Hepatitis A outbreak linked to consumption of frozen berries manufactured by Oregon-based Townsend Farms and sold at Costco stores. The lawsuit was filed against Townsend Farms and Costco Corporation in the Superior Court of Los Angeles County, California on behalf of 52-year old Burbank, California...

2013-06-18 23:01:01

A Washington state resident who alleges he fell ill with hepatitis A after eating a Townsend Farms frozen berry and pomagranate seed mix is the latest to file a lawsuit against the company. SEATTLE, WA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 SEATTLE, WA–A Washington state resident filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Townsend Farms of Fairview, Oregon, claiming he fell ill with a hepatitis A infection after eating the company´s frozen berry and pomegranate seed blend. The complaint was filed in...

2013-06-17 23:05:01

A lawsuit filed in Yolo County, California alleges the plaintiff was hospitalized in intensive care due to a hepatitis A infection he contracted from Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 A California man filed a lawsuit Friday against Oregon-based Townsend Farms. The lawsuit was filed in Yolo County Superior Court (Case No. YOSU CVPO 130001067) on behalf of Diego Durrell, who alleges he fell ill with a hepatitis A infection and was hospitalized...

2013-06-10 23:02:18

Phoenix Attorney Jonathan O´Steen of the law firm of O´Steen & Harrison is urging all those who may have eaten Townsend Farms Organic Anti-Oxidant Blend frozen berry and pomegranate seed mix to consult with their physician immediately. The frozen berry product, sold at Costco stores in at least seven western states, is potentially associated with a number of hepatitis A infections. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 Phoenix Attorney Jonathan O´Steen of the law firm...

2013-06-08 00:20:38

SAN DIEGO, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Houston-based food safety law firm of Simon & Luke, with co-counsel Gomez & Iagmin, has filed a third lawsuit stemming from a multi-state Hepatitis A outbreak linked to consumption of frozen berries manufactured by Oregon-based Townsend Farms and sold at Costco stores. The lawsuit was filed against Townsend Farms and Costco Corporation in the Superior Court of Orange County, California on behalf of 36-year old Placentia, California...

2013-06-07 23:02:52

Phoenix-area woman's attorneys allege she fell ill with hepatitis A after eating Townsend Farms Organic Anti-Oxidant Blend frozen berry and pomegranate seed mix PHOENIX, AZ (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 A woman who alleges she fell ill with a hepatitis A infection and was hospitalized after eating Townsend Farms Organic Anti-Oxidant Blend frozen berry and pomegranate seed mix filed a lawsuit against Oregon-based Townsend Farms Thursday in U.S. District Court in Arizona (Case No. 2:13-cv-01146-MEA)....

2013-06-06 23:32:24

A lawsuit filed against the Holiday Inn Bordeaux in Fayetteville alleges that an Asheville woman contracted Salmonella after eating food at the hotel. She is represented by Seattle-based Marler Clark. FAYETTEVILLE, NC (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Seattle-based Marler Clark filed a third lawsuit* against the Holiday Inn Bordeaux today. The lawsuit was filed in Cumberland County Superior Court on behalf of Asheville resident Lacey Townsend, who alleges she became ill with a Salmonella infection...

2013-06-03 16:26:54

SAN DIEGO, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Houston-based food safety law firm of Simon & Luke, with co-counsel Gomez & Iagmin, filed the first lawsuit stemming from a multi-state Hepatitis A outbreak linked to consumption of a frozen berry mix manufactured by Oregon-based Townsend Farms and sold at Costco stores. The lawsuit was filed against Townsend Farms and Costco Corporation in the Superior Court of Los Angeles County, California on behalf of 51-year old...

2013-05-29 23:04:08

Marler Clark, the nation's leading law firm representing victims of foodborne illness outbreaks, filed two lawsuits against the Fayetteville, NC Holiday Inn Bordeaux on behalf of women who allegedly contracted Salmonella after eating at the hotel's restaurants. Fayetteville, NC (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Marler Clark, the nation´s leading law firm representing victims of foodborne illness outbreaks, and Fayetteville lawyer Steven Lawrence filed two lawsuits Tuesday against the Holiday Inn...

Copper Destroys Norovirus Research Shows
2013-05-28 14:19:42

University of Southampton New research from the University of Southampton shows that copper and copper alloys will rapidly destroy norovirus — the highly-infectious sickness bug. The virus can be contracted from contaminated food or water, person-to-person contact, and contact with contaminated surfaces, meaning surfaces made from copper could effectively shut down one avenue of infection. Worldwide, norovirus is responsible for more than 267 million cases of acute...


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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