Medical Products Liability Posts in January, 2018

Jimmy John’s Restaurants in Wisconsin and Illinois Cited in Salmonella Outbreak

In a recent blog post, we talked about the recent multi-state Salmonella outbreak that was linked to raw bean sprouts served at Jimmy John’s restaurants in Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Currently, the outbreak is being investigated by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Illinois Department of Public Health, and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection....
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Recent Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Sprouts

An outbreak of Salmonella that caused eight people to become ill was recently linked to raw bean sprouts served at Jimmy John’s restaurants in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Illinois. As a precautionary measure, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended that consumers avoid eating raw sprouts from Jimmy John’s restaurants until the cause of the outbreak has been identified and the sprouts are certified to be safe for human consumption again....
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E.Coli Outbreak Reaches 13 States, One Victim Dead So Far

After an E.Coli outbreak left 40 people sick and one dead across Canada, it came to the United States, and since November of 2017, it has resulted in 17 recorded cases of food poisoning. Among these cases, five victims were hospitalized, two of whom developed hemolytic uremic syndrome. One of the hospitalized victims died as a result of the illness. The cases in the United States were primarily concentrated in the Northeast, but did include reports from across the nation....
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