Chicago Carbon Live Fire E. coli Outbreak and Litigation - Illinois (2017)


The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) identified an outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC), impacting at least 67 Chicago residents. As part of the CDPH investigation, Carbón Live Fire Mexican Grill located at 300 W. 26th Street was linked to the outbreak. Following a request from CDPH, Carbón closed voluntarily and is fully cooperated with the investigation. At least 16 individuals were hospitalized as part of this outbreak. One of the leading symptoms caused by STEC was diarrhea, including bloody diarrhea. Infection can also lead to more serious complications. Marler Clark represented 32 people sickened in this outbreak.

Marler Clark represented 32 people sickened in this outbreak. These cases have all been settled at this time.