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.


Marler Clark, The Food Safety Law Firm, represents a minor in the Utah E.coli O103 Sprout Lawsuit.

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Salmonella Red Onion Outbreak Sickens over 800, Marler Clark files 12th lawsuit

(Denver, Colorado) Marler Clark, The Food Safety Law Firm, and Montgomery, Little & Soran, have filed the 12th lawsuit against Thomson International on behalf of...

Marler Clark files Salmonella Onion Lawsuit on behalf of Canadian Citizen in United States Federal Court

(Bakersfield, California) Today, Marler Clark filed a Salmonella Lawsuit on behalf of a Canadian citizen in United States Federal Court in California for her illness...

Marler Clark files first Onion Salmonella Lawsuit against Thomson International

(San Diego) Today, Marler Clark filed the first Salmonella Lawsuit linked to Salmonella Newport – tainted Onions from Thomson International of Bakersfield. Marler Clark is...

Marler Clark Files 12th Lawsuit on behalf of Victim of Cyclospora Outbreak

(Des Moines, Iowa) The 12th Cyclospora lawsuit has been filed on behalf of Jessica Martin against Fresh Express Inc. in the current Cyclospora outbreak linked...

Marler Clark Files 5th Lawsuit Representing Victim of Fresh Express Cyclospora Outbreak

(Bismark,ND) A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of Shane Smith against Fresh Express Inc. in the current Cyclospora outbreak linked to bagged salad. Mr...

Two victims of the 2018 E. coli Romaine Lettuce Outbreak File Lawsuits Against Panera Bread and Freshway Foods

Lawsuits were filed in the Circuit Court of St. Louis County, Missouri on behalf of Stephanie Ingberg and on behalf of Brianna Ruocchio, a minor...

Chipotle hit with $25 Million Fine for Food Safety Violations

William Marler, U.S. Leading Food Safety Attorney and Advocate, Comments (Seattle,WA) “Although there was no intentional criminal behavior like there was in the Peanut Corporation...

27 ill with E. coli O103 in Utah - Second lawsuit filed against Jimmy John’s Restaurant.

(Salt Lake City, Utah) A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of Rebecca Pitt against Jimmy John’s Restaurant in the Third Judicial District Court in...

Six E. coli Lawsuits filed by Marler Clark, The Food Safety Law Firm

Seattle, WA., Six lawsuits stemming from the 2018 multi-state outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 from chopped romaine lettuce have been filed in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Georgia...

First E. coli O103 Lawsuit filed against Jimmy John’s restaurant in Utah – 27 sick in Utah

FDA sent “Warning Letter” to Jimmy John’s after repeated outbreaks linked to sprouts Salt Lake City, Utah., A lawsuit was filed on behalf of Travis...

Marler Clark donates $40,000 to area Food Banks to combat COVID-19 impacts

POSTED IN LAWYER OP-ED Update: We added a donation to Bainbridge Island Helpline House Food Bank last night, and over the coming days, weeks and...

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...

First Lawsuit Filed by Marler Clark in Romaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreak

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Bill Marler, E. coli Advocate: Romaine Industry needs to put Consumers First

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Marler Clark Donates $25,000 to Pearl City High School for Science Scholarship

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I call BS on not disclosing a romaine E. coli outbreak

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Hey, vaccinate your employees against Hepatitis A

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First Salmonella Lawsuit Filed against Brixx & Barley

A lawsuit was filed today by Marler Clark, the Food Safety Law Firm and Heisman, Nunes and Hull against Brix on the Beach, LLC, d/b/a...

Vaccinate your employees for Hepatitis A and I will not sue you

Hardly a week goes by that there is not yet another announcement of a hepatitis A positive employee putting co-workers, customers and the restaurant brand...

It is time to offer vaccinations to food service workers

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$4.5 Million Settlement Reached in Hepatitis A Class Action

A preliminary settlement of up to $4,500,000.00 has been reached in a class action lawsuit filed on behalf of those who were exposed to hepatitis...

Marler Clark Files First Lawsuit in Chopped Romaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreak

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Hepatitis A Risk in Seattle Homeless

Homelessness in the greater Seattle/King County region seems to be rising as fast as High-Tech jobs and housing prices. There are estimated to be 3,00...

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...