Personal Injury/ Food Poisoning Blog

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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Dining on Thanksgiving Leftovers? Protect Yourself from Food Poisoning

Thanksgiving has passed and we are now deep into the holiday shopping season. For many Americans, Thanksgiving leftovers are as important to the holiday season as eggnog, late night shopping trips, and peppermint bark. But are you keeping and serving your Thanksgiving leftovers correctly? When food is left out on a counter, as is often the case with Thanksgiving and other holiday food spreads, dangerous bacteria can grow inside it. If this bacteria is consumed, the individual who eats it can become ill....
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Following the Cucumber Recall, Salmonella Cases Continue to Appear

In mid-2015 the Centers for Disease Control reported a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella poisoning associated with cucumbers imported from Mexico. Individuals in 23 states became ill after eating these cucumbers, which were grown and packed by Rancho Don Juanito in Mexico and then sold in the United States by Andrew & Williamson Fresh Produce....
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Treatments for Listeriosis

Listeriosis is the disease caused by contact with listeria, a type of bacteria that can grow in soft cheeses, processed meats, and certain types of vegetables. When an individual comes into contact with listeria, he or she can experience food poisoning symptoms like nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue, and confusion. Usually, these symptoms resolve themselves within a few days. But sometimes, listeriosis can develop into a much more serious illness, necessitating more substantial treatment methods....
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Which Foods Put Me at Risk of Listeria Poisoning?

Listeria is a type of bacteria that is known to cause food poisoning symptoms in individuals who consume it. The symptoms include nausea, headaches, fatigue, vomiting, fever, nausea, diarrhea, and confusion. This illness is also known as listeriosis....
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Suffering from Listeria Poisoning

Listeria is a type of bacteria that can cause an individual to suffer from adverse health effects after consuming contaminated food. These health effects are collectively known as listeriosis....
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Suffering from Listeria Poisoning

Listeria is a type of bacteria that can cause an individual to suffer from adverse health effects after consuming contaminated food. These health effects are collectively known as listeriosis....
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Lake County Wedding Guests Suffer Salmonella Poisoning

When a food supplier's produce or meat becomes contaminated with salmonella, widespread illness can be the result. For example, a recent food poisoning case from Lake county shows a total of 46 cases of salmonella illness that can be traced to one catering company. These individuals ate food supplied from Catered Productions of Libertyville, IL at four separate events: a wedding, a high school swim meet, a religious retreat, and an obstacle race....
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