Recently, there have been several food warnings and recalls based on confirmed or suspected Listeria contamination. Some recent culprits have been smoked salmon, turnip sticks, pre-made sandwiches, ice cream bars, cream cheese, green beans, and frozen meatballs. Fresh, raw, and unpasteurized products are especially susceptible to Listeria contamination. Continue Reading Listeria Hysteria
Jennifer Willis Arledge practices in the areas of product liability, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, general liability in the hospitality arena, and construction defect, primarily representing architects and engineers. Jennifer also handles toxic tort and bankruptcy matters. Most of her cases are complex and include serious injury or death as well as substantial monetary damages.
About 80 percent of all food products are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulates meat, poultry and egg products. Both agencies have regulations governing food production, labeling and recalls.
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