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December 20, 2023

Seattle Times: Food safety attorney Bill Marler is still in business — and show business

Marler already knew the main point he wanted to make at the podium if “Poisoned: The Dirty Truth About Your Food” won the science/nature category: That while progress has been halting, it is possible, if government, industry and consumers work together. …

September 30, 2023

When To Consider Legal Action for Food Poisoning

I have been litigating foodborne illness cases for three decades. The key to my success has been to find a quick, reliablemethod of distinguishing between legitimate food poisoning claims and suspect ones. The key is causation – did the food product cause the illness. If you can prove causation, you …

September 30, 2023

Tips To Help Prevent Salmonella Poisoning

In general, safe cooking and preparation of food can kill existing Salmonella bacteria and prevent it from spreading. Additionally, safe choices at the grocery store can greatly reduce the risk of Salmonella. …

September 30, 2023

Salmonella vs. Listeria: What's the Difference?

Salmonella is a bacterium that causes one of the most common enteric (intestinal) infections in the United States – salmonellosis. Listeria is a gram-positive rod-shaped bacterium that can grow under either anaerobic (without oxygen) or aerobic (with oxygen) conditions. …

September 30, 2023

What are the Advancements in the Diagnosis of Cyclospora

Cyclosporiasis is usually diagnosed symptomatically in clinical settings, including the presence of watery diarrhea, abdominal cramping, and bloating. In untreated, immunocompetent people, the diarrhea can last from days to weeks to a month or more and can wax and wane, with variable oocyst shedding. Oocysts can continue to be shed …

July 10, 2023

Marler Clark profiled in the Netflix Documentary Poisoned

In Poisoned, award-winning investigative journalist and #1 New York Times bestselling author Jeff Benedict delivers a jarringly candid narrative of the fast-moving disaster, drawing on access to confidential documents and exclusive interviews with the real-life characters at the center of the drama—the families whose children were infected, the Jack in …

June 28, 2023

‘Poisoned’ Netflix documentary on food safety to be screened at the Garde

The Garde & Netflix will present “Poisoned: The Dirty Truth About Your Food” in an exclusive theatrical movie premiere on June 28 at 7:30 p.m., followed by a post-film discussion and book signing. The film will go directly to the source, following the distribution trail from start to finish, examining …

June 08, 2023

Netflix documentary "Poisoned: The Dirty Truth about Your Food" featuring island resident and food safety attorney, Bill Marler, to Premiere at the Historic Lynwood Theatre

"Poisoned: The Dirty Truth about Your Food" is a documentary based on the book by journalist Jeff Benedict. The Netflix feature is about the deadly E. coli outbreak linked to Jack in the Box restaurants 30 years ago. …

June 07, 2023

Premiere of “Poisoned: The Dirty Truth about Your Food” set for Bainbridge Island for July 2

Seattle FOX 13 reported last night: BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, Wash. – Thirty years after a deadly E. coli strain linked to meat sold at local Jack in the Box restaurants broke out in Washington, a new Netflix feature about the outbreak will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on Friday, June 9. …

May 26, 2023

Food Fighter

As a young attorney, Bill Marler took on fast food giant Jack in the Box after tainted burgers sickened scores of diners and resulted in the deaths of four children. After winning compensation for numerous victims, Marler joined forces with former rivals to form Marler Clark, touted as America's only …

May 19, 2023

Marler Clark donates an additional $50,000 to the Dave Theno Fellowship

Marler Clark, the nation's food safety law firm, has donated $50,000 to the Dave Theno Food Safety Fellowship, a partnership between Stop Foodborne Illness and Michigan State University Online Food Safety Program. The fellowship was created in 2017, to support young food scientists, enabling them to work closely with Stop …

April 09, 2023

February 26, 2023

Seattle Times: Seattle food-safety attorney Bill Marler does not eat these foods – do you?

Seattle Times: Seattle food-safety attorney Bill Marler does not eat these foods – do you? …

February 26, 2023

Seattle Times: 30 years after the deadly E. coli outbreak, a Seattle attorney still fights for food safety

Bill Marler never expected to build a career out of bad food. But 30 years later, he’s still at it. From salmonella-tainted cantaloupe to listeria-laced lunchmeat, Marler Clark — which bills itself as The Food Safety Law Firm — has represented victims of every major foodborne illness outbreak in the United States. …

January 23, 2023

Association of Food and Drug Officials - 16 People Who Have Shaped the Last 30 Years of Food Safety

In the 30 years since the Jack in the Box outbreak, food safety has come a long way. Here are some of the people who have shaped it. …


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