Press Releases


Browse Marler Clark press releases dating back to 1998. Topics cover a broad range of topics including announcements that lawsuits have been filed or settlements reached, and calls on food industry groups and government to improve the safety of our food supply.


‘Governor Schwarzenegger, Veto This Bill!’ Pleads Food Safety Advocate William Marler

An ambitious and well-meaning attempt to make California’s dairy products safer arrives this week in the California Assembly in the form of State Bill 201—but...

‘Put a Trial Lawyer Out of Business: Pass Meaningful Food Safety Legislation by Thanksgiving’

“New food safety legislation is needed, if not for the consumer’s sake, then to put trial lawyers like me out of business,” says food...

"Fingerprints" Key to E. coli Outbreaks

The USDA uses Pulsed Field Gel Electrophoresis (PFGE) testing when E. coli O157:H7 and other deadly pathogens are found in ground beef. The USDA routinely...

"Put me out of business, please."

On March 1, 2006, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued additional Guidelines “for the Safe Production of Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables.” Bill Marler commented...

$10,000 Scholarship Donated on Behalf of Florida E. coli Victim

West Broward High School students interested in science have new incentive to pursue higher education. Marler Clark, the Seattle-based food safety law firm, announced a...

1,000,000 Pounds of Salmonella Chicken Recalled

1,000,000 Pounds of Salmonella Chicken Recalled - “Good on ya,” Foster Farms and FSIS too http://www.marlerblog.com/lega... ...

19 New Jersey residents ill in latest E. coli O157:H7 outbreak

An E. coli O157:H7 outbreak in New Jersey has sickened at least 19 people, most of whom reported eating at New Jersey Taco Bell restaurants...

A call for country of origin labeling on fruits and vegetables

Bill Marler argued that a death and dozens of reports of illness in the Western United States that were linked to Salmonella-contaminated cantaloupe could have...

A Long History of Tomatoes and Salmonella

The CDC, public health officials in several states, the Indian Health Service, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are working together on an...

A Second Lawsuit Filed Against Sizzler by Local Law firm

A lawsuit filed by Marler Clark claims that Sizzler is liable for the injuries and damages that sickened over 50 people and left one child...

About-Salmonella website is resource for families of children stricken with Salmonella

At least 70 children exhibited symptoms of Salmonella poisoning after attending an etiquette dinner at the City Club in Gastonia, North Carolina, in September, 2005...

About-Salmonella website is resource for victims of Cleveland-area outbreak

Cuyahoga County health officials are investigating a Salmonella outbreak in the Cleveland area that likely originated at Corky and Lenny's restaurant in Woodmere. At least...

About-Salmonella website is resource for victims of outbreak linked to Amarillo Restaurant

Amarillo Environmental Health officials traced a Salmonella outbreak to the Tacos Garcia restaurant located at 1100 Ross Street. At least twelve patrons who ate together...

About-Salmonella website is resource for victims of outbreak linked to Escondido Restaurant

Marler Clark re-launched its sponsored site about Salmonella in a new, easier to navigate format at the same time North County Environmental Health officials traced...

American Food Group Should Pay E. coli Victims' Medical Bills

Bill Marler called on American Foods Groups, Inc., the Green Bay, Wisconsin meat supplier implicated in a Minnesota E. coli outbreak, to pay medical bills...

American Food Safety System a “Train Wreck”

In just a year and a half, the American meat industry has experienced a whiplash of beef recalls. 40 million pounds of meat tainted with...

Amid Massive Peanut Butter Recall, Marler Clark Files Second Salmonella Lawsuit

Firm Repeatedly Called on Peanut Corporation of America to Pay Medical Bills and Wage LossOne day after the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) initiated one...

Another E. coli Lawsuit Filed Against Sizzler

Marler Clark filed another E. coli lawsuit against Sizzler USA and E & B ManagementIn. In addition to Sizzler, named as defendants in the complaint...

Another E. coli Outbreak

Marler Clark Lawyer says Federal and State Regulators Play a High-Risk Game with ConsumersPublic health officials in Washington, DC, California, and Wisconsin are playing a...

Another Hepatitis Lawsuit Filed Against Illinois McDonald’s

Another lawsuit on behalf of a customer sickened in the Milan McDonald’s outbreak was filed today in the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit...

Another Victim Files Suit in Nebraska Beef E. coli Outbreak

As investigating health authorities grapple with the extent of the Nebraska Beef outbreak, more victims are asserting claims against the meat company. The recent filing...

Are Fairs, Petting Zoos Just Too Dangerous?

E. coli O157:H7 outbreaks have been increasingly linked to fairs and petting zoos. Bill Marler was interviewed by Food Protection Report and gave his thoughts...

Asheville Tempeh Salmonella Outbreak Leads to Lawsuit

Marler Clark food poisoning attorneys are representing a Florida woman who was hospitalized with a Salmonella paratyphi B infection she contracted after consuming contaminated tempeh...

At least 29 students die of possible cyanide poisoning after eating food served at school

At least 29 pupils at San Jose Elementary School in Magini, Bohol, Philippines died of cyanide poisoning after eating carmelized cassava roots. Health officials said...

Attorney and Food Safety Expert William Marler Warns of Long-Term Salmonella Complications

In the wake of a 59-person Salmonella outbreak linked to Corinth, Mississippi-based Don Julio Mexican Restaurant, food poisoning attorney William Marler is warning of the...