Whole Foods Faces Tremendous Risk in Connection with the Death of an 8 Year-Old from E. Coli 0157:H7 Infection

By | Defense Litigation Insider | December 19, 2014
Whole Foods Faces Tremendous Risk in Connection with the Death of an 8 Year-Old from E. Coli 0157:H7 Infection

The parents of Joshua Kaye, an 8 year-old boy from Braintree, Massachusetts who died on July 7, 2014, after contracting an E. coli 0157:H7 infection that turned into hemolytic uremic syndrome, have filed suit against Whole Foods, the retail store from which they allege to have purchased the contaminated meat, and Rain Crow Ranch, a Missouri company that allegedly produced and sold the meat to Whole Foods.

‘Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act’ Receives Royal Assent

‘Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act’ Receives Royal Assent

In recent years Health Canada has been expanding its legislative and regulatory powers in respect of consumer safety on a number of fronts. In particular, the federal government recently passed the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act, which introduced a host of regulatory requirements relating to packaging, labelling and product information in respect of various consumer products manufactured and sold in Canada.