We have been contacted and retained by four families as of an hour ago. I thought it might be helpful to let my faithful blog readers know that  this is not the first time Topps product has sickened people:


The other interesting fact is that outbreaks and recalls of E. coli (after a several year downturn) have come back since the Spring of 2007:


Also, if you need some background on E. coli generally and the scope of litigation since 1993, please see:


You can also keep up on the outbreak here:


It is a nasty bug: