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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

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

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