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Norton Rose Fulbright: Former Executives Guilty Of Food Safety Violations
Posted on 24 Sep 2014 by Norton Rose Fulbright

By Megan Fanale Engel and Cori Annapolen Goldberg On September 19th, a federal jury in Albany, GA found three former Peanut Company of America (“PCA”) executives guilty of felony charges related to food safety violations. Stewart Parnell... Read More

Employer Compliance Guidance for Whistleblower Provisions Under New Food Safety Modernization Act
Posted on 11 Jan 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

As previously reported by Keller and Heckman LLP, President Obama signed the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) into law on January 4, 2011. While most of the provisions regarding stricter food safety standards will not be effective until 2012, FSMA... Read More

Egg Tycoon Apologizes For Salmonella
Posted on 23 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (UPI) An egg tycoon whose business has been linked to the U.S. salmonella outbreak told a congressional panel Wednesday his family failed to adapt to growth. Austin "Jack" DeCoster, testifying before a House Energy and Commerce... Read More

New Food Safety Law Protects Whistleblowers
Posted on 14 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MINNEAPOLIS - (AP) Food industry workers who become whistleblowers gained protection against retaliation from their employers with a little-noticed provision in the sweeping food safety law President Barack Obama signed last month. The Food Safety and... Read More

Family Of Man On Life Support After Drinking Raw Milk Retains Pritzker Olsen Attorneys
Posted on 20 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PITTSBURGH — Pritzker Olsen P.A., the national food safety law firm, has been retained by the family of a Pittsburgh-area man on life support after consuming raw milk adulterated with Campylobacter bacteria. According to the law firm: James... Read More

Tainted Egg Lawsuit Filed By Attorney Fred Pritzker
Posted on 15 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MINNEAPOLIS - PritzkerOlsen, P.A. , the national food safety law firm, has filed suit on behalf of a woman from Mantorville, Minn., who is a confirmed victim of the multi-state Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak linked to shell eggs ( Robin Shaffer, et al... Read More

Salmonella Egg Lawsuit Filed By Marler Clark
Posted on 15 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SIOUX CITY, Iowa - A food poisoning lawsuit was filed Aug. 31 in the enormous egg recall and Salmonella outbreak tied to two Iowa egg farms ( Sarah Lewis v. Quality Egg, Llc , No. 3:10cv3050, N.D. Iowa, Western Div.). The lawsuit was filed against... Read More