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2011-10-01 12:00:00

Marler Clark Listeria lawyers have filed a fifth lawsuit in the Jensen Farms Rocky Ford cantaloupe Listeria outbreak. This suit was filed in Maryland on behalf of the family of a man who died of a Listeria infection after he consumed cantaloupe. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) October 01, 2011 Marler Clark, the nationâs leading law firm representing victims of foodborne illness, filed a fifth lawsuit [1] Thursday against Jensen Farms and Frontera Produce, the cantaloupe producer and...

2011-09-24 02:40:00

Listeria attorneys at Marler Clark, the nationâs leading law firm representing victims of foodborne illness, are warning consumers that the current Listeria outbreak linked to cantaloupe may become one of the most lethal food poisoning outbreaks in U.S. history. (PRWEB) September 23, 2011 Listeria attorneys at Marler Clark, the nationâs leading law firm representing victims of foodborne illness, are warning consumers that the current Listeria outbreak linked to...

2011-07-16 00:00:37

Marler Clark, the nation's leading law firm representing victims of foodborne illness outbreaks, petitioned the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to declare all illness-causing strains of E. coli bacteria adulterants in food. The firm, which is representing victims of the recent Germany-based E. coli O104 outbreak, today commended Beef Products, Inc. (BPI) for taking a large step in that direction after the company announced that it will begin testing its products for six strains...

2010-12-15 00:00:52

Seattle based food safety attorney Bill Marler, managing partner of Marler Clark, the nation's leading law firm dedicated to representing victims of foodborne illness has become one of the nation's leading experts on food safety and an avid blogger. His legal blog is read by nearly one million people annually and this month it has been selected as one of the American Bar Association's top 100 legal blogs. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 14, 2010 For nearly 20 years food safety attorney Bill...

2010-11-12 00:00:46

An E. coli lawsuit was filed yesterday against Baugher's Orchard and Farm, the Westminster, Maryland farm that recalled its unpasteurized apple cider products after they were identified by Maryland public health authorities as the source of an E. coli O157:H7 outbreak among at least 7 state residents. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Baltimore resident Nicholas Fickel, who is represented by Seattle-based Marler Clark, the nation's leading law firm representing victims of foodborne illness...

2009-10-07 10:45:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To mark Food Safety Action Day, Trust for America's Health (TFAH) calls on the U.S. Senate to act expeditiously to reform the nation's food safety system. "The food safety system hasn't been fundamentally modernized for about 100 years. Technologies and processes have changed a lot since then, and it's about time we bring food safety laws and policies into the 21st century. We need to upgrade safety standards, inspection practices,...

2009-05-11 11:36:56

Public health experts say food safety in the United States is vastly improved compared to a century ago despite recent outbreaks and product recalls. The New York Times said Monday while products have been recalled for containing salmonella or the chemical melamine in recent years, experts estimate current food safety levels may even surpass those from 10 years ago. Nonetheless, Caroline Smith DeWaal of the Center for Science in the Public Interest said such recent food safety incidents...

2008-08-29 18:00:39

The food borne illness outbreak in northeastern Oklahoma that has sickened more than 115, hospitalized 50 and taken one life is the latest emergence of the virulent and highly toxic E. coli bacterium. Most E. coli outbreaks in North America are subtypes of E. coli O157:H7, but the CDC has just revealed that this outbreak is a rare serotype: E. coli 0111. "This is highly unusual," said food borne illness attorney William Marler. "We have been involved in every major US outbreak in the last...

2008-08-07 03:00:24

Marler Clark Mary Siceloff, 206-719-4705 msiceloff@marlerclark.com Logo: http://www.marlerclark.com In just a year and a half, the American meat industry has experienced a whiplash of beef recalls. 40 million pounds of meat tainted with highly toxic E. coli O157:H7 has been publicly recalled, up by a staggering factor of two hundred from the 2006 amount of only 181,900 pounds. "This is beyond the 'wheels coming off' of the meat supply system," said food borne illness attorney...

2008-08-06 18:00:24

In just a year and a half, the American meat industry has experienced a whiplash of beef recalls. 40 million pounds of meat tainted with highly toxic E. coli O157:H7 has been publicly recalled, up by a staggering factor of two hundred from the 2006 amount of only 181,900 pounds. "This is beyond the 'wheels coming off' of the meat supply system," said food borne illness attorney William Marler. "It's the entire train in a tangled heap. And the people caught in the train wreck are you and me...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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