Salmonella Oranienburg Tied to Onions

The long-awaited Salmonella Oranienburg culprit has been found.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the outbreak has been tied to whole red, white, and yellow onions imported from Mexico and distributed by ProSource, Inc. ProSource, Inc., a common supplier of onions, unfortunately served many restaurants where people who contracted the mysterious…

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What to Do If I’m Infected With Listeria

In this, the fourth in our series on Food Poisoning cases, we discuss some of the details surrounding cases involving contamination with Listeria. The Listeria monocytogenes bacteria are another all-too-common source of food poisoning. According to a 2011 report by the Centers for Disease Control, nearly 300 people die each year from Listeria infections, also…

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E-coli Bacteria

What is E. coli Food Poisoning?

In this, the third in our blog series on food poisoning lawsuits, we discuss the issues surrounding E. coli foodborne illness. One of the most common causes of foodborne illness in the United States comes from the Escherichia coli (better known as E. coli) bacteria. The most common strain of the E. Coli bacteria responsible for…

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Eggs Contaminated With Salmonella

The Scourge of Salmonella Food Poisoning

We have all been preoccupied with the Coronavirus outbreak for most of this year, but make no mistake; other health issues have not suddenly ceased because of  COVID-19. In this article, our second in a series dealing with the problem with food poisoning cases, we should start with a will discuss Salmonella, which is…

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Chart of Food Safety Topics

The Nine Foods That Cause the Most Food Poisoning Cases

For the first in our new series on foodborne illness, our San Antonio personal injury lawyers discuss the foods that most commonly cause food poisoning outbreaks. People contract food poisoning, also known as foodborne illness when they consume food and drink that has been contaminated with harmful bacteria, viruses, parasites, or toxins. Foodborne illness…

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Ground Beef on a Cutting Board

Massive Ground Beef Recall: Check Your Freezers

The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a statement last Saturday in which it announced that a New Jersey processing company had issued a voluntary recall for nearly 43,000 pounds of raw ground beef products. The reason for the recall was based on a fear that the beef may…

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Can I Sue a Grocery Store for Food Poisoning in Texas?

Food poisoning is a serious illness that could prove fatal for a victim. Food poisoning can occur if the food becomes contaminated at any stage of the manufacturing, distributing ,or storing process. Food poisoning can also arise if the grocery store selling the food fails to properly store the food or rotate its inventory….

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Two Food Recalls Texans Should Be Aware Of

In the last few days, two food recalls have been announced that everyone should be aware of.  One has to do with possible food poisoning, while the other involves the potential for undeclared milk products that could pose health problems for those with allergies. Don’t Lick the Cake Batter Spoon! The first recall, announced…

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Millions of Pounds of Prepared Foods Recalled for Salmonella and Listeria

This latest series of recalls may make you want to think twice about some of those grab-and-go food items from your local grocery store or convenience for a while. Earlier this week, a recall was issued for millions of pounds of ready to eat salads and other foods, including burritos, wraps, pizzas and entrees…

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Salmonella Outbreak at San Antonio Restaurant Sickens 184

According to the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District, at least 184 people have reported symptoms of salmonella infection, after eating at the Wurzbach Road location of Pasha Mediterranean Grill, in an outbreak that is much larger than previously thought. These latest figures were released Wednesday, Sept. 5, and represent far more than the earlier…

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