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E. coli Lawsuit Filed against Rochester Meat Company in Wisconsin

The Associated Press reported last night that, “Wisconsin family sues Minnesota meat company over E. coli.”  That meat company is Rochester Meat Co. of Rochester, Minnesota that in January issued a recall of nearly 200,000 pounds of beef over concerns it may have been contaminated with E. coli.  Our clients, Karen and James Evans of Fitchburg became sick and so did their children from eating hamburgers at a Fitchburg Tony Roma’s in December.  Karen Evans had to be hospitalized for nearly 10 days.  We reported the link Rochester Meat and Tony Roma’s link in January when we were retained by a California family to represent their daughter who ate contaminated food at a California located Tony Roma’s.