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Illnesses Linked To Eggs, And Lawsuits, Will Likely Grow

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) A salmonella outbreak that sickened hundreds and led to the recall of hundreds of millions of eggs from one Iowa firm will likely grow, federal health officials said Thursday. That's because illnesses occurring after mid-July may not be reported yet, said Dr. Christopher Braden...

Farms Recalling Eggs Share Suppliers, Other Ties

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Two Iowa farms that recalled more than a half-billion eggs linked to as many as 1,300 cases of salmonella poisoning share suppliers of chickens and feed as well as ties to an Iowa business routinely cited for violating state and federal law, an egg industry spokeswoman said. Full...

Salmonella Find Links 2 Iowa Farms To Egg Recall

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Food and Drug Administration officials say they have found positive samples of salmonella that link two Iowa farms to a massive egg recall. Investigators found salmonella in chicken feed at Wright County Egg that was used by that farm and also Hillandale Farms, the FDA said. Authorities...

Firm Files First Nationwide Class Action Lawsuit Over Salmonella Contaminated Eggs

CHICAGO - THE LAW GROUP, LTD. filed the first nationwide class action lawsuit against Wright County Egg and Hillandale Farms on Sept. 15, a day after lab tests found hundreds of cases of salmonella contamination at the Wright County farm in a nearly two-year period before the outbreak that prompted the...

Lawyers Say Proving Egg-Related Lawsuits Difficult

DES MOINES, Iowa - (AP) Thousands of people likely were sickened by salmonella-contaminated eggs from two Iowa companies last summer, but lawyers said far fewer have the proof needed for a successful lawsuit and most cases filed will be settled out of court. So far, attorneys in Seattle, Houston, Chicago...