November 2005

As the L.A. Business Journal reported today, Dole Food Co. Inc. has been sued over the past few weeks by consumers who contracted a serious form of E. coli from its bagged salads, one of the company’s fastest-growing product lines.
So far, lawsuits have been filed involving five people in Minnesota and Oregon who suffered

Marler Clark filed a third E. coli lawsuit against Dole late Tuesday in United States District Court for the District of Minnesota. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Lori Olson, a Minneapolis resident, and her two minor daughters.
The lawsuit alleges that Ms. Olson’s daughters, 15-year-old Amanda Brister, and 11-year-old Amber Brister, became ill