January 2010

Sunday’s Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC) said it all: “Blakely peanut illness: Little has changed since scare.”  Not only has Food Safety taken a back seat to nearly everything else in Washington DC, but the political theater that is always Washington has accomplished nothing in bringing justice to those 700, nor the families of the 9

I have had a good run the last 30 days or so on limited travel.  Next week that all changes.  During the month of February, I will be in Phoenix, Atlanta, Madison, Washington D.C., New York and Dubai either litigating foodborne illness claims, pressing for food safety legislation or giving a speech or three or

Date: February 8, 2010
Time: 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Great Hall – Memorial Union – Madison, Wisconsin
Sponsor: Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE), Distinguished Lecture Series (DLS), Office of Corporate Relations


William Marler has built his firm, Marler Clark, into a national powerhouse of foodborne illness litigation. In

Or, Why the Silence of the Steaks and Perjury of the Peppers?

Everyone (in my world) has been following the two latest government and business food mishaps that have poisoned many of our fellow citizens over the last several months.

The first mishap, linked (apparently, in part) to blade-tenderized steaks from National Steak and Poultry

Tip o” the blog to www.efoodalert.com for posting the update FAQ’s from Daniele:

Daniele, Inc. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Why is this product being recalled?

A: Samples of the black pepper used to coat some of our products have tested positive for salmonella. A sample of the recalled product has been linked to an