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.


November 18, 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 17, 2023

Salmonella Cantaloupe Outbreak hits 117 in 34 States - 2 Dead

The updated number in the United States: • Illnesses: 117 (18 new) • Hospitalizations: 61 (16 new) • Deaths: 2 (0 new) • States: 34 (2 new) In Canada the numbers have not been updated yet - on December 1, 2023 it was 66 sick, 19 hospitalized and 1 death. …

November 04, 2023

Lead Poisoning in 57 Children prompts recall of Fruit Puree

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

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 72 with Salmonella

As of October 24, 2023, a total of 73 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella have been reported from 22 states (see map). Illnesses started on dates ranging from August 2, 2023, to September 25, 2023 (see timeline). Of the 65 people with information available, 15 (23%) have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported. …

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 …

July 25, 2023

ShopRite hamburger sickens 16 with Salmonella in 4 States

Ground Beef tainted with Salmonella can knowingly be sold as approved by the USDA/FSIS. It has caused a Salmonella Outbreak that has sickened 16 in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York As of July 24, 2023, 16 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Saintpaul have been reported …

June 17, 2023

Colorado Taco del GNAR linked in Nationwide Cyclospora Outbreak

Marler Clark, the Cyclospora lawyers, represent 12 victims in the Taco del GNAR outbreak in Colorado. …

June 08, 2023

June 04, 2023

Los Cabos San Lucas Mexican Grill Shigella Outbreak - 60 Sick

As the Texas Department of Health has reported, there is a Shigella Outbreak in Lavaca County that has sickened nearly 100. It appears to be linked to a local food establishment, Los Cabos San Lucas Mexican Grill, in Hallettsville, Texas. …

May 23, 2023

Papa Murphy’s Cookie Dough linked to Salmonella illnesses in Six States - 18 Sick

18 with Salmonella Enteritidis in Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho, Utah and Missouri. …

May 22, 2023

Salmonella Outbreak Results in Closure of Los Amigos Taqueria in Boston - 56 Sick

Boston Health inspectors have called for the closure of a Brighton Los Amigos Taqueria and suspended the restaurant's permit to operate after Salmonella illnesses were reported. Los Amigos Taqueria at 366 Washington St. in Brighton was ordered closed on Thursday. …

April 29, 2023

Dave’s Sushi linked to Morel Mushroom Outbreak - 50 Sick

Marler Clark, the National Food Safety Law Firm, reports that as of May 10, 2023, the Gallatin County Health Department, the Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS), and federal agencies are actively investigating the foodborne illness outbreak that has been linked to Dave’s Sushi in Bozeman. Montana. This …

April 29, 2023

Cantaloupe Salmonella Typhimurium Outbreak sickens 88 with 32 hospitalized

In August 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state partners conducted an outbreak investigation into a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium linked to cantaloupe. Total Illnesses: 88Hospitalizations: 32Deaths: 0Last Illness Onset: September 11, 2022States with Cases: GA (1), IL (5) …

March 30, 2023

Gold Medal Flour linked to Salmonella Infantis Outbreak

Case Counts Total Illnesses: 13Hospitalizations: 3Deaths: 0 Last Illness Onset: March 1, 2023States with Cases: CA (1), IL (2), IA (1), MN (1), MO (1), NE (1), NJ (1), NY (1), OH (1), OR (1), TN (1), VA (1)Product Distribution: Nationwide The FDA and CDC, in collaboration with state and …

March 18, 2023

Washington and California Hepatitis A Outbreak linked to Imported Strawberries

As of July 18, 2023, there are: 10 outbreak-associated cases of hepatitis A reported from four states; Hawaii, Oregon,Washington and California.Illnesses started on dates ranging from November 24, 2022, to June, 4 2023.4 people have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported.Epidemiologic and traceback evidence indicate that frozen organic strawberries …

February 15, 2023

Investigation of 32 Shigella Illnesses Show Link to Seattle's Tamarind Tree Restaurant

The Seattle Public Health Department is investigating an outbreak of Shigellosis associated with Tamarind Tree Restaurant in Seattle. Symptoms reported include diarrhea, cramps, nausea, fever, chills, and vomiting. …

December 29, 2022

SunSprout alfalfa sprouts linked to Salmonella Outbreak in Eight States

On February 28, 2023, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reported the findings of an investigation of a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium linked to Sun Sprouts-bran alfalfa sprouts grown by SunSprout Enterprises of Fremont, Nebraska. The investigation was conducted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) …

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