Today Marler Clark filed six lawsuits on behalf of clients related to the 2017 I.M. Healthy brand SoyNut Butter E. coli O157:H7 outbreak. Of the six plaintiffs, three are minors who contracted acute kidney failure, hemolytic uremic syndrome, from their E. coli O157:H7 infections. All six of the plaintiffs were hospitalized for multiple days or

Summary

Public Health investigated an outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) associated with I Love Sushi and Café Mario at Nintendo of America campus in Redmond. Café Mario is operated by Sodexo and is not open to the public. I Love Sushi is a food establishment that operates out of Café Mario once a

May 6, 2019

Warning Letter 575444

VIA UPS

Luconda M. Dager, President
Velvet Ice Cream Company, Inc.
11324 Mount Vernon Road
Utica, OH 43080

Dear Ms. Dager:

The United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA) inspected your Ready-to-Eat (RTE) ice cream manufacturing facility, located at 11324 Mount Vernon Road, Utica, Ohio from January 23 to

As of May 24, 2019, 17 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O26 have been reported from 8 states.

Illnesses started on dates ranging from December 11, 2018 to April 18, 2019. Ill people range in age from 7 to 86 years, with a median age of 23. Sixty-five percent of ill

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, Minnesota Department of Health, and Wisconsin local health departments are working with the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to investigate an ongoing multi-state outbreak of salmonellosis linked to consumption of certain Del Monte vegetable trays.

As they say “down under” – “good on ya”

However, if history is a guide, please remain vigilant.

Date Vehicle Etiology Confirmed
Cases
States/Provinces
July 1995 Lettuce (leafy green; red; romaine) E. coli O157:H7 74 1:MT
Sept. 1995 Lettuce (romaine) E. coli O157:H7 20 1:ID
Sept. 1995 Lettuce (iceberg) E. coli O157:H7 30 1:ME
Oct.

The United States Food and Drug Administration, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local partners, are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Concord illnesses linked to “Karawan Tahini and Halva” brand tahini imported from Israel.

The FDA has been working with the state of New York and New

The definitive article on the devastating 2017-2018 Listeria Outbreak linked to Tiger Brand Polony dropped into my inbox by Anthony M. Smith, Nomsa P. Tau, Shannon L. Smouse, Mushal Allam, Arshad Ismail, Ntsieni R. Ramalwa, Bolele Disenyeng, Mimmy Ngomane, and Juno Thomas – Foodborne Pathogens and Disease – http://doi.org/10.1089/fpd.2018.2586

In South Africa, a progressive increase