San Francisco's Burma Superstar Restaurant Linked to E. coli Outbreak


Burma Superstar, a popular Inner Richmond neighborhood restaurant in San Francisco, was the source of an E. coli O157:H7 outbreak the San Francisco Department of Public Health investigated in August and September of 2013.

Health officials believe 22 people were sickened in connection to the outbreak. Of those diners, 7 were hospitalized. Four E. coli outbreak victims developed hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS).

Symptoms of E. coli infection

E. coli infection is characterized by painful abdominal cramps and bloody diarrhea. Hemolytic uremic syndrome is a complication of E. coli infection that can cause kidney failure and central nervous system impairment, as well as other organ failure.

Contact the Marler Clark E. coli Attorneys

If you or a family member became ill with an E. coli infection and you’re interested in pursuing a legal claim, you can contact the Marler Clark E. coli attorneys for a free case evaluation. Marler Clark is the nation’s leading law firm representing victims of E. coli outbreaks and other foodborne illnesses. The law firm has represented thousands of victims of E. coli and other foodborne illness infections, and is the only firm in the nation with a practice focused exclusively on foodborne illness litigation.

You can fill out the contact form or call toll-free at 866-770-2032. There is no cost to you.

Additional Resources