Is Foster Farms Solving Its Salmonella Problem?

By | Marler Blog | August 28, 2014
Is Foster Farms Solving Its Salmonella Problem?

NPR’s Dan Charles produced “How Foster Farms is solving the case of the mystery salmonella” that aired this morning. I got a little air time:

Others, like Seattle attorney Bill Marler, who makes his living suing companies when their food makes people sick, say it’s not good enough. “The standard is, it’s still OK to have a pathogen on your product that can sicken and kill your customers…

Utah’s Ropelato Raw Milk Dairy Linked to 2nd Campylobacter Outbreak

By | Marler Blog | August 28, 2014
Utah’s Ropelato Raw Milk Dairy Linked to 2nd Campylobacter Outbreak

Utah public health officials are investigating a cluster of illness associated with the consumption of raw or unpasteurized milk. To date, 45 cases of Campylobacter infection have been reported in people who indicated that they consumed raw milk in the week before illness began. Cases have been reported from: Cache, Davis, Morgan, Salt Lake, Utah and Weber counties. Two cases occurred in out of state residents from California and Idaho. Onset dates range from May 9, 2014 to July 21, 2014. The cases range in age from two to 74 years.

PCA’s Former Operations Manager Testifies in Ongoing Criminal Trial

By | Food Safety News | August 28, 2014
PCA’s Former Operations Manager Testifies in Ongoing Criminal Trial

Daniel W. Kilgore, operations manager for Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) from June 2002 to May 2008 at Blakely, GA, is now testifying in the federal criminal trial in Albany, GA. He is likely to go down as the government’s star witness against the trio of former PCA managers, who today are in the 23rd day of the trial being held in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia.