February 2007

Had a great spinach lunch at the Steinbeck Center in Salinas today – actually a spinach salad followed by spinach-stuffed chicken.  The group of about 250 – 300 consisted of lettuce and spinach growers from the entire region.  Hopefully, we both learned a bit.  Several members of the press were there – here is one

I am looking forward to my talk in the morning to the Agricultural Forum.  My speech “Put me out of business – Please” is a sell out.  However, I am not sure they are coming to hear me, eat the spinach salad or get the “I Love Spinach” bumper stickers.  PowerPoint below:


Op-ed – Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
William Marler and Paul Nunes
Guest essayists

(February 27, 2007) — In 1906, Upton Sinclair penned his great American novel The Jungle about the corrupt meat-packing industry. He described in shocking detail how dead rats were processed into sausage while bribed inspectors looked the other way. The book inspired

According to Beijing Associated Press, China is recalling U.S. peanut butter following the manufacturer’s announcement that certain batches had been tainted with salmonella, state media said Sunday.

ConAgra Foods Inc. last week recalled all Peter Pan and Great Value peanut butter made at its Sylvester, Ga. plant after health officials linked the product to a

No, those are not lawyers (well, I don’t think), but are the rats found in a NYC Taco Bell – remember the recent E. coli outbreak?  We are representing nearly two dozen people sickened after eating E. coli contaminated tacos at Taco Bells in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.  Anyway, back to Peanut Butter

FDA Update on Salmonella Outbreak Linked to All Peter Pan Peanut Butter and Certain Lot Numbers of Great Value Brand Peanut Butter

Product testing by several states has now confirmed that Peter Pan peanut butter and certain Great Value brand peanut butter are the sources of the foodborne illness outbreak of Salmonella that began in

Over the last week we have responded to nearly 3,500 emails and phone calls. from people who believe that they have been sickened by contaminated peanut butter.  Jason, our tech guy, built the site above – www.peanutbutterclassaction.com – to help our clients and lawyers referring cases to us (nearly 50).  I hope the public finds

Since last Thursday we are in the process of responding to over 3,000 emails or phone calls for people from nearly every State and several foregin countries about salmonella-contaminated peanut butter.  Our great staff and attorneys are working hard to respond to everyone as quickly as possible.

We have asked people to respond to my