Paige Cornwell Seattle Times staff reporter

Kirsten Paulsen began 2022 wanting to eat healthier and incorporate more vegetables into her diet. She found Daily Harvest, a food delivery company that touts easy to prep, plant-based meals, and signed up for regular shipments of smoothies, vegetable bowls and vegan ingredients to add to other dishes.


I have been thinking it has been some time since I dug into a Naughty or Nice list. Here is one we at Food Safety News put together (with input from readers) in 2009. Reading these brings back a lot of memories, both good and bad. Shoot me an email at with your thoughts

The above picture is the Marler Clark office on Bainbridge Island (opened during the pandemic to get me out of the house). We still have our Seattle office, but since March 2020, Marler Clark has gone virtual. We now have staff and attorneys spread out in several states. We are not missing a beat.


With Netflix’s adaptation of the book “Poisoned” coming soon, I poked around on the “inner tubes” to find a bit more documentary video.

Here is one we did for the Marler Clark website.

An E. coli Outbreak at Wendy’s.

An E. coli Outbreak at Odwalla and a bit of history from Jack in

With Listeria outbreaks being reported across the United States linked to Deli Meat , Cheeses and Mushrooms, it is a good idea to remember how deadly this pathogen is.

Listeria is a bacterium that causes a serious infection called listeriosis. Around 300 deaths in the United States are caused by Listeria infection each year, according

One mystery Salmonella Typhimurium Outbreak has sickened 254.

And, FDA (and state health departments and the CDC), I still am not sure why you closed the investigation with nearly 400 sick (100 hospitalized) into the Investigation of “Adverse Event Reports: French Lentil & Leek Crumbles (June 2022)” linked to Daily Harvest other than to say

And, My view of 30 Years of largest and most unforgettable Foodborne Illness Outbreaks in the United States

From Jeff Benedict, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Tiger Woods and The DynastyPoisoned chronicles the events surrounding the worst food-poisoning epidemic in US history: the deadly Jack