The Effingham County Health Department is investigating several cases of E. coli.

The health department says it has six confirmed cases of E. coli O157:H7. They are all linked to eating at El Rancherito restaurant in Effingham at I-57 and I-70. The health department says the restaurant is cooperating and has been closed since Thursday.  The people affected ate there between September 11th and the 13th. Their illnesses started between the 14th and 17th. No word on their conditions.

I just landed in Houston, Texas an hour ago.  The plan is to have meetings this week with lawyers involved in the Peanut Butter litigation.  I know, eventually I will have to stop talk about my China trip, but, I thought I would share one more photo from the conference:

Had dinner with some famous Houston and Louisiana trial lawyers (and one nice Jewish lawyer from Florida).