Lawsuits Filed in Lettuce E. coli Outbreak

The fallout from the large outbreak due to E. coli in lettuce continues. Marler Clark, the food pathogen lawyer, currently represents 64 individuals affected by the outbreak, 10 of whom developed HUS. He had filed the first lawsuit as a result of the outbreak against Freshway Inc. the supplier for Panera Bread in New Jersey. Marler Clark has filed three additional lawsuits, one in Pennsylvania against Freshway and two in Arizona against Red Lobster. An additional lawsuit will be filed in Federal Court in California on Friday against Papa Murphys. “I am hoping through the litigation to track the E. coli contamination to its source in Yuma. If we can find the source and the cause, we may well be able to prevent a similar outbreak in the future,” said Bill Marler, managing partner at Marler Clark. @
Five Lawsuits Filed in Nationwide Romaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreak | Food Poison Journal

The CDC updated the outbreak numbers of those confirmed E. coli around the United States, adding 6 from California, 1 from Florida, 1 from Georgia, 1 from

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