Personal Injury/ Food Poisoning Blog

4.5 Million Pounds of Pilgrim's Pride Chicken Recalled

When dangerous bacteria is found in food, that food's manufacturer issues a recall as soon as possible to contain the bacteria and prevent any further cases of consumers falling ill with food poisoning after eating it. You can stay up-to-date about the latest food recalls by visiting recalls.gov....
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New Test Can Detect Food Poisoning Pathogens Before They Reach Consumers

We could be on the brink of a world where the number of food poisoning cases reported is dramatically decreased, if a new test being developed in South Korea reaches the point of being commercially available. The test, a paper strip that is exposed to food and then dipped in a chemical solution that produces visible results, is simple enough that supermarket and restaurant employees can perform it without any specialized training. This can potentially be a huge breakthrough in food safety and keeping consumers safe....
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How Can I Recover From Food Poisoning?

Even if you take all the necessary precautions in your own kitchen, you cannot eliminate your risk of contracting food poisoning from contaminated food in other people’s homes and at restaurants and other food vendors....
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How Can a Company Like Chipotle Recover from a Food Poisoning Scare?

Fast-casual, Mexican-themed eatery Chipotle has had quite a year in terms of negative publicity. After being linked to multiple food poisoning outbreaks in 2015 and 2016, the company has been making publicized changes to how it handles and stores its food in an effort to win customers back. It has also had numerous promotions, giving away free burritos and guacamole, in an effort to alter its image in the eyes of its fans....
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Protect Yourself From Salmonella This Spring

Spring is right around the corner and for many families in the United States, this means it is time to celebrate Easter. An Easter celebration would not be complete without dyed Easter eggs. Easter eggs are nearly always hard boiled, but do not think that this means they cannot carry harmful bacteria. When eggs are not cooked to a safe temperature or they are stored improperly, Salmonella can develop within them and put those who consume the eggs at risk of becoming ill....
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Dole Salad Listeria Outbreak Affects 18 Victims in Nine States

By the time the source of a food poisoning outbreak is determined, acknowledged, and publicized, usually hundreds or even thousands of victims or more have been exposed to the dangerous bacteria. This is especially true if the outbreak is linked to a popular or widely-distributed food product....
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Famous Cases of Chain Restaurant Food Poisoning

Many Americans are under the impression that they are less likely to suffer from food poisoning when eating at well-known chain establishments than they are at smaller, independent food retailers because of the additional safety and quality measures with which corporate restaurants are required to comply. However, corporate oversight does not necessarily mean that the food from a particular retailer is safe from carrying dangerous bacteria....
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