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More E. coli lawsuits settled

According to the Salinas Californian, six lawsuits stemming from the September 2006 E. coli outbreak linked to Central Coast spinach were settled with Dole, Natural Selection Foods and Mission Organics on Thursday in Salt Lake City, according to Seattle-based attorney Bill Marler, who is representing dozens of people sickened from the Dole-brand spinach. Fifty-one cases were already settled and 15 cases now remain. The terms of the settlements are confidential.