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Food Poisoning: What to Do When Your Food Makes You Ill

The announcement this week linking three Foster Farms processing plants in California to a large-scale salmonella outbreak reminds consumers that they need to be vigilant in protecting themselves from food-borne illnesses. Rob Cartwright Jr. and The Cartwright Law Firm have represented many victims of food poisoning, including those poisoned by contaminated food as well as…

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Iowa agency knows source of cyclospora outbreak but won’t talk

Since mid-June, 372 people have reported becoming sick from the parasite cyclospora, which can cause weeks of severe diarrhea, among other symptoms. The food poisoning outbreak has sickened people in at least 16 states, with the victims concentrated in Iowa and Nebraska. The culprit, according to Iowa state food safety investigators, appears to be prepackaged…

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Consumer Alert! Urgent! – FDA Announces Tuna Recall

On March 6, 2013, The FDA reported a recall of two major tuna brands – Bumble Bee and Chicken of the Sea, over concerns the cans were improperly sealed, and may be susceptible to bacterial contamination. While there are no current reports of illnesses associated with these products, both companies are recalling all products as…

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Giant Sunland Recall Extends Trader Joe’s Peanut Danger!

Consumer Alert”  Urgent! Sunland, Inc., the maker of, among other things, Trader Joe’s peanut butters and other nut-based products, has announced a giant product recall due to a growing concern about salmonella contamination in much of its product line. You can read their own presss release at  this site. Consumers are advised to check the…

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