During this time of COVID I am spending far less time in airports, conference rooms and courtrooms, so I had some time to finally go through some papers left when my mom died a few years ago.  I found the below in her “treasures.”  I am not sure when I wrote this, but I am

Dear Marler Clark Clients:

We first want to wish you, your family and friends health during the COVID-19 pandemic.  We also want to encourage all to continue social distancing to the greatest extent possible with proper hand-washing and cleaning.  If you are ill, please self-isolate.  The goal here is to avoid overwhelming our health care

And our friends are all aboard
Many more of them live next door

Today I did a mediation via Zoom.  I must admit, as a person that likes personal contact, talking by video with a former judge, insurance carriers, defense lawyers and clients, about a child that nearly died from complications of an E. coli

Fresh Herbs Results as of 10/1/2019

The FDA plans to collect 1,600 fresh herbs samples (761 domestic, and 839 of international origin) under this assignment. As of September 30, 2019, the agency had collected and tested 746 domestic samples (98 percent) and 468  import samples (56 percent) of the totals. The following figures summarize the

In 2013, five years after the nationwide Salmonella outbreak in 2009 that killed 9 people and sickened more than 700, the U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday announced a 76-count indictment has been filed charging four former officials of the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) and a related company for selling Salmonella-contaminated peanut butter products.

Petition seeks to classify all salmonella strains as meat adulterants
By Julie Larson Bricher on 1/23/2020
https://www.meatingplace.com/Industry/News/Details/89900

Seattle-based law firm Marler Clark LLP filed a petition Jan. 19 with USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) urging the agency to declare 31 salmonella outbreak serotypes as adulterants in meat and poultry products.

The 60-page petition

“When I tell people that chicken manufacturers can knowingly and legally sell something that can kill you, they don’t believe me,” Marler said in an interview. People are equally surprised, he said, to learn that the federal government “stamps meat ‘USDA certified,’ all along knowing that it could be contaminated with cow or chicken” feces.