Current Outbreaks for Diseases and E. coli

At Marler Clark, our professional food attorneys are the nation’s leading lawyers representing victims of foodborne illnesses, including listeria, E. coli, and salmonella. We publish and track current outbreak cases, representing victims of hepatitis A, E. coli, salmonella, shigella, norovirus, listeria, and campylobacter on a national scale. Our attorneys at Marler Clark travel to speak with environmental health and industry groups, university students, and food safety conference audiences on topics related to foodborne illness prevention and intersections of public health and law.

Our content related to current disease outbreaks helps the general public prepare and stay ahead of unwanted foodborne illnesses, giving them peace of mind. We monitor nation-wide fast food and restaurant chains and grocery retailers to track the latest outbreaks that could affect the general public in an effort to keep them safe.

Marler Clark provides news and public announcements regarding recent outbreaks of E. coli and other dangerous foodborne illnesses. Giving the public updates regarding E. coli outbreaks enables them to understand the potential risks and become aware of symptoms, including diarrhea, urinary tract infections, respiratory illnesses, and bloodstream infections. Marler Clark helps the public become more informed about E. coli outbreaks so that they know where to turn in instances of infection.

Our newsletters on recent disease outbreaks help spread awareness of affected areas, product recalls, precautions individuals can take, and how to track bodily symptoms. Foodborne illnesses have infectious or toxic natures caused by bacteria, parasites, viruses, and chemical substances. Contact with contaminated food can lead to effects ranging from acute poisoning to long-term diseases. By sharing up-to-date information regarding current outbreaks, we help the general public go about their daily lives without living in fear.

To learn more about our current outbreak newsletter and the most relevant news for foodborne illnesses, reach out to Marler Clark. We will provide you with the necessary data and information you need.


July 24, 2024

1 dead with 13 injured in E. coli Hamburger Outbreak in Montana

The Flathead City-County Health Department (FCCHD), the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS), and other local health departments, are working together to investigate an E.coli O157:H7 outbreak originating in Flathead County. …

July 19, 2024

Deli Meat hits 28 in 12 States with Deadly Listeria

As of July 19, 2024, a total of 28 people infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria have been reported from 12 states . Sick people’s samples were collected from May 29, 2024, to July 5, 2024. Of 28 people with information available, all have been hospitalized. One person got …

July 02, 2024

Bellevue IHOP link in Salmonella Outbreak tied to Gills Onions

11 people from 11 separate households reported becoming sick. The people who became sick ranged in age from 17 to 70 years old. All 11 people developed one or more symptoms consistent with salmonellosis, including nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, bloody stool, and fever. We did not identify any ill employees. …

June 05, 2024

Salmonella Outbreak linked to Cucumbers sickens 449 in 31 States

As of July 2, a total of 449 people infected with one of the outbreak strains of Salmonella Africana and Salmonella Braenderup have been reported from 31 states and the District of Columbia. Of these illnesses, 215 people were infected with the newly added Salmonella Braenderup strain. …

April 30, 2024

E. coli Outbreak in Washington and California linked to Walnuts

Marler Clark has been retained by three families sickened in this outbreak. A total of 13 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli were reported from 2 states – Washington (6) and California (7). Illnesses started on dates ranging from February 1, 2024, to April 4, 2024. Of …

April 17, 2024

Trader Joe's Basil link in Salmonella Outbreak sickens 36

CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are collecting different types of data to investigate a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium infections. Epidemiologic and traceback data show that Infinite Herbs brand organic basil may be contaminated with Salmonella and be …

March 23, 2024

Seattle PCC Market E. coli outbreak linked to Guacamole

Public Health is investigating an outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7 (also known as STEC). Three of the five people who got sick had testing that matched by genetic fingerprinting. This means they most likely got sick from the same source. Based on information collected, we found one common …

February 16, 2024

11 with E. coli linked to Raw Milk LLC Cheese

As of February 16, 2024, a total of 11 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli have been reported from four states – New Jersey, California, Utah, Colorado and Texas. Illnesses started on dates ranging from October 18, 2023, to January 29, 2024. Of 9 people with information …

February 06, 2024

Rizo-López Foods recalls cheese after deadly Listeria Outbreak

As of February 6, 2024, a total of 26 people infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria have been reported from 11 states: Arizona 4, California 8, Colorado 4, Florida 1, Georgia 1, Nevada 1, North Carolina 1, Oregon 1, Tennessee 2, Texas 2, Washington 1. Two deaths have been reported, one from California and one from Texas. …

January 05, 2024

Sam's Club and Costco Charcuterie linked to 104 Salmonella Illnesses

As of February 15, 2024, a total of 87 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella have been reported from 30 states – Arizona 2, California 1, Colorado 1, Connecticut 1, Florida 2, Idaho 2, Illinois 1, Iowa 2, Kentucky 1, Louisiana 1, Maryland 4, Massachusetts 1, Michigan 1 …

November 17, 2023

Salmonella Cantaloupe Outbreak hits 600 with 15 dead in US and Canada

In the United States a total of 407 people infected with one of the outbreak strains of Salmonella were reported from 44 states: Alaska (1), Arizona (15), Arkansas (2), California (56), Colorado (11), Connecticut (2), Florida (4), Georgia (8), Illinois (22), Indiana (9), Iowa (12), Kansas 2, Kentucky 10, Maryland …

November 04, 2023

Lead Poisoning in 354, mostly Children, prompts recall of Applesauce

Long term exposure exposure to lead can cause a variety of problems in children, including learning disabilities and brain damage. …

November 03, 2023

November 03, 2023

Listeria Outbreak linked to Peaches - 11 Sick with 1 Death

The recalled peaches have been linked to an outbreak of Listeriosis that has resulted in eleven illnesses with 1 Death …

November 02, 2023

240 with Norovirus linked to Sushi Nine

Marler Clark filed 1st Norovirus Lawsuit today. …

October 28, 2023

Raw Farm LLC link in 19 California Salmonella Cases

19 with Salmonella linked to Fresno Raw Milk LLC …

October 24, 2023

Gills Onions sicken 80 with Salmonella

As of December 4, 2023, a total of 80 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella were reported from 23 states: Arizona 1, California 17, Colorado 1, Georgia 1, Iowa 1, Idaho 1, Illinois 4, Indiana 2, Kentucky 1, Massachusetts 1, Michigan 6, Montana 2, North Dakota 2, New …

October 24, 2023

Miguel’s Cocina 4S Ranch E. coli Outbreak sickens 35

There are now 35 cases of diagnosed E. coli infections linked to Miguel’s Cocina. Seven have been hospitalized, including four children. All of the cases dined at the restaurant between Oct. 6- 18. …

September 21, 2023

Huntley High School students hit with E. coli

McHenry County Health Department has now reported at least nine cases of Shiga Toxin-Producing E. coli (STEC) at suburban Huntley High School, officials say. The E. coli lawyers of Marler Clark have been retained by a family of a teen who developed complications of E. coli, resulting in HUS (hemolytic …

September 15, 2023

Salmonella Outbreak at Carniceria Guanajuato - Five Lawsuits Filed

As of September 18, 2023, CDPH has identified 55 individuals with Salmonella infections who ate prepared food from a taqueria in Carniceria Guanajuato located at 3140 N California in Chicago. Of these, 10 people have been hospitalized. …

September 14, 2023

Shigella Outbreak hits Westin Bonventure Hotel - Lawsuit Filed

Outbreak of Shigellosis likely associated with a Conference at Westin Bonventure Hotel Venue in Downtown Los Angeles, August 21-24, 2023. …

September 09, 2023

Marler Clark retained by a dozen families to investigate Fueling Brain E. coli Outbreak

The Alberta Health Services announced that it is “highly likely” that the source of an E. coli outbreak that has led to at least 337 cases in Calgary children is food that was distributed from a central kitchen shared between a number of Fueling Brains daycare sites in the city. …

August 25, 2023

E. coli Outbreak linked to University of Arkansas

According to press reports, students and staff at the University of Arkansas have been warned of a Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) infections outbreak in Northwest Arkansas. …

August 24, 2023

Listeria Outbreak linked to Frugals | Marler Clark by retained three victims

Marler Clark, the Listeria attorneys, have been retained by the families of three victims …

August 03, 2023

Washington Assisted Living Facility Hit Hard - Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 29

On August 2, 2023, the King County Health Department announced a Salmonella outbreak in Washington Care Center, located at 2821 S. Walden St., Seattle, WA. The Public Health officials immediately began an investigation of the long-term care facility to help determine the cause of the salmonellosis outbreak. Not typically open …

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