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Petting zoo lawsuits trickle in

UPI also did an article on the trickling in of lawsuits in the outbreak of kidney failures among children who have visited petting zoos in Florida. Statewide, there are 24 confirmed cases of E.coli infection and 40 suspected cases.
The lawsuits allege Ag-Venture should have done a better job protecting visitors from the bacteria and merely cautioning them to wash their hands was not enough.

“The reality is, trying to keep their hands washed constantly, not just wiping them down with a handy wipe — it’s a very difficult task,” said Seattle attorney Bill Marler, who filed one of the suits.