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
Amarillo, TX — Fox News (6/24) reports that “Texas health officials are investigating an outbreak of a stomach illness caused by consuming food or water contaminated with feces.” Symptoms of cyclospora “include diarrhea, loss of appetite, stomach cramps, nausea and fatigue.” The Huffington Post (6/25, Schumaker) and the Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal (6/24) also have coverage. If … Continue reading Amarillo Local News: Texas Health Officials Warn Consumers Amid Outbreak of Cyclospora.
Amarillo, TX: The Los Angeles Times (5/8, Terhune, Petersen) reports that the Food and Drug Administration has announced that there have been 142 cases of contaminated duodenoscopes and possible infections to patients since 2010. The announcement comes as an FDA panel of experts convenes next week to examine recent scope-related outbreaks and recommend steps to … Continue reading Product Liability: FDA announces 142 cases of contaminated duodenoscopes
The Wall Street Journal (4/23, Silverman) “Pharmalot” blog reports that the FDA has issued a warning letter to Galena Biopharma for failing to submit any adverse event reports related to Abstral (fentanyl), a opioid painkiller. The agency determined that the issue stemmed from a lack of proper procedures or established flow of information in detecting, … Continue reading Dangerous Drugs: FDA Issues Warning Letter to Company for Failure to Report Adverse Events.