Medical Products Liability Posts in December, 2015

New York Salmonella Scare Linked to Raw Milk

The New York Department of Agriculture and Markets recently published a food safety alert regarding raw milk from Jerry Dell Farm, Inc. in Freeville, New York. Samples of the milk found that it was contaminated with Salmonella, a type of bacteria that can cause a variety of illness symptoms like nausea, dizziness, vomiting, and diarrhea. Beyond these symptoms, salmonella infection can also lead to arthritis, endocarditis, and arterial infections....
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Climate Change Linked to an Increase in Ciguatera Poisoning

Scientists and politicians still can not agree about whether climate change is happening because of human activities. As that debate rages on, we can agree on some concrete facts. One of these is the increase in reported cases of ciguatera poisoning, a type of food poisoning that is associated with the consumption of certain types of fish, such as barracuda....
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E.Coli Poisoning Linked to Celery Sold at Walmart, Target, and Starbucks

The Centers for Disease Control recently announced an outbreak of E.Coli linked to celery grown, manufactured, and packaged by Taylor Farms. This came after 19 people reportedly became ill after eating the celery sold at a Costco in Montana. Of these victims, five were hospitalized and two suffered from a type of kidney failure known as hemolytic uremic syndrome....
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  • Newland & Newland LLP, Attorneys, Arlington Heights, IL