NEW YORK (AP) – The U.S. government’s latest report card on food poisoning suggests that a germ commonly linked to raw milk and poultry is surpassing salmonella at the top of the culprit list. The report counts cases in only 10 states for nine of the most common causes of foodborne illness, but is believed … Continue reading Amarillo Product Liability Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Germ in raw milk, poultry now tops food poisoning list
Photo Courtesy USA Today WASHINGTON — The legal landscape is littered with charges of negligence and misconduct by compounding pharmacies such as the one implicated in the nation’s ongoing meningitis outbreak, but they rarely result in tough punishments, an examination of legal records shows. In some cases, there’s almost no penalty for pharmacies that break … Continue reading Texas Compounding Pharmacy Errors: Drug Compounding Mistakes Rarely Result in Harsh Punishment
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The AP (4/23, Jalonick) reports that the CDC has recently been using “whole genome sequencing,” a technology “that maps all an organism’s DNA,” in an effort to track listeria outbreaks. Use of this technology helped “federal and state officials” learn that recent a bacterial outbreak linked to products from Blue Bell Creameries “was not just … Continue reading Product Liability: CDC Using Genome Sequencing Technology to Track Listeria Outbreaks.