Medical Products Liability Posts in March, 2017

Food Poisoning or Stomach Flu?

When you find yourself running to the bathroom, clutching your abdomen in pain, and feeling lightheaded, nauseous, and simply lousy, you could be suffering from food poisoning. You could also be suffering from gastroenteritis, or the stomach flu. More than three million cases of gastroenteritis are reported in the United States each year. Like many types of food poisoning, its symptoms are easily self-treatable and often subside on their own after a few days....
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Raw Milk Cheeses Recalled Over Listeria Concerns

Vulto Creamery of Walton, New York has recalled eight of its cheese products amid concerns of Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled products are its Blue Blais, Hamden, Willowemoc, Miranda, Heinennellie, Walton Umber, Ouleout, and Andes raw milk cheeses, which were distributed nationwide and primarily sold at retailers in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. The products were also found in Chicago, California, Washington, D.C., and Portland, Oregon....
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E.Coli Outbreak Linked to Nut Butter

The SoyNut Butter Company, an Illinois-based food manufacturer, recently issued a recall of all varieties of its I.M. Healthy nut butters and its I.M. Healthy granola products due to concerns about potential E.Coli contamination. 12 victims from five states, all but one of whom are younger than 18 years old, reportedly suffered from food poisoning symptoms after consuming these products. Of these victims, six were hospitalized. Four of the hospitalized victims suffered from hemolytic uremic syndrome....
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Ways to Contract Foodborne Illness

There are many ways you can become ill after consuming food. You are probably aware that it is likely to become ill after consuming spoiled food. Though this can lead to food poisoning, it is not the only way to become ill after eating....
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  • Newland & Newland LLP, Attorneys, Arlington Heights, IL