News from 2020



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Genki Sushi Hepatitis A Outbreak and Litigation - Hawaii (2016)

Marler Clark Hepatitis A Attorneys represented 85 people sickened by Hepatitis A tainted scallops including one person that died. On August 15, 2016, the Hawaii...

Gut Reaction - Bill Marler Talks about the State of our Food, Microbiological Investigation, and Jack in the Box

It helps to think of Bill Marler's area of law - plaintiffs' litigation for foodborne illness injuries - as less Law and Order, more CSI...

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Cargill E.coli Outbreak and Litigation - Multistate (2018)

The CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) investigated a multistate...

Chincoteague Cook-Off Salmonella Outbreak Lawsuits - Mulitstate (2017)

In October 2017, Virginia Health officials announced that 150 people living in 8 states had been sickened by Salmonella after attending the Chincoteague Chili Chowder...

Caldwell Parish Jambalaya Salmonella Outbreak - Louisiana (2017)

In October 23, 2017, officials with the Louisiana Department of Health provided the most recent case counts of individuals who had been identified with a...

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Dairy Delight Raw Milk E.coli Outbreak and Litigation - Michigan (2016)

In August 2016, local and state public health and agriculture agencies investigated an outbreak of E. coli O157 linked to consumption of unpasteurized or “raw”...

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El Toro Norovirus Outbreak - Washington (2018)

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department was initially notified of a potential norovirus outbreak on January 4, 2018 when two people reported norovirus-like symptoms after eating at...

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J.B.S. Tolleson Raw Beef Salmonella Outbreak Lawsuits - Mulitstate (2018)

The first lawsuit was filed on October 5, 2018, in Arizona Superior Court against JBS Tolleson Inc., on behalf of Dana Raab of Florence, Kentucky...

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Pearl Catering Shigella Outbreak Lawsuits - Oregon (2018)

On August 14, 2018 the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and Yamhill County Health and Human Services received reports of multiple people with gastrointestinal illness days...

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Homegrown E.coli Outbreak Lawsuits - Washington (2019)

King County health officials announced an E. coli (STEC) outbreak linked to multiple Homegrown restaurants. As of May 23, four people had tested positive for...

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The Danger in our Salad Bowls - The Boston Globe

RICHMOND, BRITISH COLUMBIA - It was the vacation of a lifetime for three generations of the Parker family. For much of 2018, Nathan Parker and...

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La Luz Mexican Grill Salmonella Outbreak and Litigation - Colorado (2018)

An outbreak of Salmonella Javiana occurred in August of 2018 among patrons of La Luz restaurant in Fort Collins, Colorado. Thirty-one laboratory confirmed cases were...

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Fareway Chicken Salad Salmonella Outbreak and Litigation - Multistate (2018)

A total of 265 people infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Typhimurium were reported from South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and Mississippi....

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Marler Clark donates $100,000 to Dave Theno Scholarship at Stop Foodborne Illness

This fellowship was created in Dave’s honor after his sudden passing in 2017. It is a special opportunity for a young food scientist to work...