News from 2017



M
Massachusetts Health Officers Association (2017)

Attorney Bill Marler spoke to 150 health inspectors in Falmouth, MA outlining his background, litigation of claims, how to determine the strength of a foodborne...

Missouri Food Safety Task Force Conference (2017)

Attorney Bill Marler spoke at the Missouri Food Safety Task Force Conference in Bridgeton, MO regarding milk safety, flour related FBI outbreaks, and shared kitchens...

Michigan State University (2017)

Bill Marler spoke to students at Michigan State University on the topic of creating a food safety culture. ...

F
Food Safety Attorney Calls for Bartaco to Repay County for Hepatitis Vaccinations

Nationally-known food safety attorney Bill Marler calls for Bartaco to reimburse Westchester County for the hepatitis A vaccinations issued by county health officials over the...

First Lawsuit in Salmonella – Tainted Chowder Outbreak Filed by Marler Clark

The first lawsuit stemming from a multi–state outbreak of Salmonella Javiana has been filed against Shrimp Heads Inc. in the Circuit Court of Accomack County...

Food Industry Practice Group (2017)

Bill Marler spoke to 50+ food processors and food industry CF's and CEO's in Bellevue, Washington on the topic of food contamination and product recall...

Food Safety Attorney Bill Marler Recognized as One of The Best Lawyers in America

Seattle-based food safety advocate and attorney Bill Marler has been listed among The Best Lawyers in America©. The 24th edition of this prestigious publication was...

Food Integrity Conference (2017)

Bill Marler spoke to 175 delegates from New Zealand, Australia, and China supply chains, including producers, regulators, importers, and consumers. The title of his speech...

Food Safety Summit (2017)

Bill Marler spoke at the Food Safety Summit in Rosemont, Illinois sharing his perspective as a food safety lawyer on the common mistakes in the...

First Lawsuit filed after Listeria-contaminated cheese leads to death of Vermont man

Vulto Creamery faces lawsuit from the outbreak that originated from their New York facility.Vermont resident Veronica Friedman, widow of Richard Friedman, has filed suit against...

First Lawsuit Filed in SoyNut E. coli Outbreak

A lawsuit is being filed against The SoyNut Butter Company of Illinois. The minor child. T.S., of Plaintiffs Mosby and Erin Simmons, residents of Santa...

H
Hepatitis A Risk in Seattle Homeless

...

Harris County Environmental Public Health (2017)

Bill Marler spoke to 350 food handlers, establishment owners, and managers in Houston, TX. The purpose of the summit was to educate establishment owners and...

Highline College (2017)

Attorney Bill Marler spoke to 100 public and private industry experts and educators at Highline College in Des Moines, WA....

C
Chapel Hill Creamery Salmonella Outbreak Lawsuit - North Carolina (2017)

North Carolina’s health department reported that 98 state residents have been confirmed with the outbreak strain of Salmonella typhimurium. Sixteen of those 98 required hospitalization...

Class Action Lawsuit filed Against Bartaco Port Chester

A class action lawsuit was filed in Westchester County Supreme Court against Barteca Restaurants, LLC, specifically the Bartaco Port Chester, LLC. Marler Clark, the Seattle...

E
Evergreen Community College (2017)

Attorney Bill Marler spoke to students and staff at Evergreen Community College in Olympia, WA on Monday, November 6th at 4:30PM on the subject of...

S
Sumpermercado Los Corrales Salmonella Outbreak Lawsuits - Wisconsin (2015)

In May 2015 public health officials in Wisconsin investigated an outbreak of Salmonella I 4,[5],12:1:- that occurred among customers of the Supermercado Los Corrales (SLC)...

Salmonella Outbreak on Mother’s Day Results in Lawsuit Against On The Border Mexican Grill

Marietta residents Amanda and Jason Cureton have filed a lawsuit against On The Border Mexican Grill. The lawsuit is being filed over a severe case...

Souplantation Shigella Outbreak Lawsuit - California (2017)

Ventura County Public Health was notified on June 22, 2017 of an unusually high number of Shigella cases occurring in the county. To identify the...

Simplot Company (2017)

Managing partner Bill Marler spoke to the Simplot Company in Sun Valley, ID. ...

T
Texas Environmental Health Association (2017)

Bill Marler spoke to 150+ sanitarians, health inspectors, and environmental specialists in Austin Texas regarding his most significant cases and the importance of health inspectors...

Taco Bell Corporate (2017)

Managing partner Bill Marler spoke to people in the produce industry, growers, grocery stores, academics, government agencies, and YUM brand employees at Taco Bell Corporate...

W
Wyoming Department of Agriculture (2017)

Bill Marler presented to 30+ health inspectors in Cody, Wyoming on the effects of cottage food rules on businesses, including raw milk....

Washington Association for Food Protection (2017)

"FSMA - 1 year after implementation, are we safer?" Bill Marler spoke to 80 food safety professionals, regulatory officials, Washington State Department of the Attorney...

P
Peanut and Tree Nut Processors Association (2017)

Food safety attorney Bill Marler spoke to 125 members of the Peanut and Tree Nut Processors Association in Chicago. This group included peanut and tree...

I
International Association for Food Protection (2017)

Attorney Bill Marler spoke to the International Association for Food Protection in Tampa, Florida answering the questions: Who's to blame? Do consumers own a piece...

I.M. Healthy Soy Nut Butter E. coli O157:H7 Outbreak Lawsuit - Multistate (2017)

In March of 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local health departments attributed a multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing...

U
University of Colorado - Boulder (2017)

Attorney Bill Marler spoke to students at the university about recent cases, legal damages, penalties, and the general challenges of litigating FBI cases. Additionally, he...

University of Arkansas School of Law (2017)

Attorney Bill Marler spoke to law students at the University of Arkansas as part of their DWS - LL. M program. ...

University of Washington (2017)

Bill Marler lectured at the University of Washington to a class of 100 law students....

V
Vulto Creamery Listeria Outbreak Lawsuits - Multistate (2017)

In early March 2017, public health and regulatory officials in several states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the US Food and...

A
AAJ Winter Conference in Austin, TX (2017)

Bill Marler spoke at the AAJ winter conference in Austin, TX on the topic of "separating the wheat from the chaff"....