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E. coli Cases Prompt Legal Action

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NPR – News & Notes, October 13, 2006

Spinach, tainted by E. coli bacteria, has reportedly made about 200 people in two dozen states sick. At least three people are said to have died from the outbreak. Lawmakers and advocates are demanding federal authorities do more to eliminate the contamination. Farai Chideya talks to William Marler, a Seattle attorney representing more than 90 people affected by the outbreak and Marler’s client Ken Costello who recently lost his mother-in-law to E. coli poisoning.