E. coli on Seattle: Seattle-King County Public Health is investigated an outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli(also known as STEC) associated with diarrhea and abdominal pain at Torero’s Mexican Restaurant in Renton.

We did not identify how STEC was spread within the restaurant. This is not uncommon for STEC outbreaks, because the bacteria can

This sad news just popped into my inbox. Jim and I seldom saw eye to eye on most things. But he was always respectful, witty, good humored and brilliant. He will be missed.

Boca Raton, FL – We are deeply saddened to report that Jim Prevor has suddenly passed away from heart failure after being

By masking, socially distancing, getting vaccinated and boosted and avoiding travel, thus far I have avoided COVID. However, over the last months I have been ramping up travel again, but many Courts and Conferences have still accommodated virtual appearances.

Here are a few of the talks I will be giving in the coming weeks:


A former quality assurance director for food manufacturer Kerry Inc. pleaded guilty today to charges related to the manufacture of a breakfast cereal linked to a 2018 outbreak of salmonellosis, or Salmonella poisoning.

Ravi Kumar Chermala, 47, pleaded guilty to three misdemeanor counts of causing the introduction of adulterated food into interstate commerce. Chermala, Kerry’s