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  • Chipotle Foodborne Illness Crisis Sickens Hundreds

    Posted By Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP || 24-Feb-2016

    Restaurant-chain Chipotle Mexican Grill has been at the center of a major health crisis after hundreds of people nationwide have contracted serious illnesses after eating the restaurant’s food. Since July 2015, Chipotle customers have suffered from two norovirus outbreaks in Simi Valley, California and Boston, Massachusetts, two separate E. coli outbreaks, and one Salmonella outbreak in ...
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  • California Tomatoes Recalled for Salmonella Contamination

    Posted By Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP || 30-Sep-2014

    If you have recently purchased California tomatoes, you might want to make sure that they have not been recalled. According to The Associated Press, Taylor Farms of Tracy, California has issued a voluntary recall of their Expo Fresh Roma tomatoes for salmonella contamination. The tomatoes listed in the recall were packaged on September 5 and September 6, 2014 and sold primarily at several Costco ...
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  • Why Food Poisoning Isn't Just A Risk Found In Restaurants

    Posted By Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP || 6-Sep-2012

    One in 6 people in this country suffer from food poisoning every year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC). Not all individuals who get food poisoning contract it from eating in a restaurant or from not cooking their food sufficiently at home. Some of them have taken all the necessary steps to ensure that they and their family members are protected against ...
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  • Listeria Contamination Leads to Apple Product Recall in 36 States

    Posted By Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP || 17-Aug-2012

    Possible listeria contamination has caused Ready Pac Foods Inc. to recall various products containing apples from restaurants and markets from across the United States. The company, based in Irwindale, CA, is recalling a total of 293, 488 cases and 296,224 individually distributed units of products, according to CBS News. The apples were possibly contaminated with listeria monocytogenes found on ...
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  • Listeria-Contaminated Bagged Salads Recalled Nationwide

    Posted By Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP || 25-May-2012

    What began as a food recall in California and Colorado has recently become a nationwide alert as bagged salads by River Ranch Fresh Foods, LLC have been designated as dangerous due to Listeria contamination. According to WebMD Health News, consumers should be on the lookout for the recalled products and check all potentially-affected products they may have in their home. There are a large variety ...
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  • CDC Warns of Food Poisoning Dangers from Imported Food

    Posted By Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP || 23-Mar-2012

    Food poisoning outbreaks are often frightening to consumers as they affect their everyday lives and often occur and affect a large number of people without warning. In the last several years, food poisoning outbreaks have seemingly increased, with more and more stories of serious illnesses and even deaths coming from outbreaks across the country. But what is the cause? According to the U.S. ...
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  • New Study Finds Reusable Shopping Bags Could Increase Chances Of Food Poisoning

    Posted By Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP || 16-Nov-2011

    Cities across California, including San Jose, Oakland, and San Francisco, are beginning to ban the use of plastic bags in stores in order to become more environmentally friendly; however, the movement towards reusable shopping bags may greatly increase the risk of food poisoning in consumers. A recent study by the University of Arizona and Loma Linda University has found that reusable bags can ...
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