Screen shot 2010-10-06 at 12.56.21 PM.pngAfter my stint as the “Toxic Avenger” in this month’s Wired Magazine, I thought the techies were done with me – apparently, they have a lot of interest in all types of bugs – Re: C diff:

What’s really interesting, though, is that microbiologists aren’t the only ones noticing this accumulation of evidence. C. diff as a possible foodborne pathogen caught the attention of foodborne-illness attorney Bill Marler early last year. If Marler — the most aggressive and, I suspect, successful foodborne-injury lawyer on the planet, dating back to the 1993 Jack-in-the-Box outbreak — is starting to notice the evidence tying C. diff outbreaks to food, there might be a lot more attention paid to this connection fairly soon.

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