Articles Posted in Food Poisoning


Salmonella Warnings Issued for “Wo Chong” Alfalfa and Clover Sprouts

The California Department of Public Health issued warnings last week to avoid eating any alfalfa or clover sprouts distributed under the Wo Chong brand. Laboratory testing of the sprouts revealed they were contaminated with salmonella. “Consumers, especially infants, young children and the elderly, are susceptible to serious infection when exposed…


Peanut Plant Employee Tells Horrifying Story of Filthy Conditions

The investigation into the Salmonella outbreak that has sickened hundreds nationwide, and killed at least eight people, continues to develop. CBS news is airing the interview with Jonathan Prather, a former employee of the Georgia plant where the Salmonella outbreak originated. Prather tells a disturbing story of filthy plant conditions,…


School Groups Sold Tainted Peanut Butter

The nationwide outbreak of Salmonella infection continues to impact Southern California. On Wednesday, Orange County health officials confirmed that a 4-year-old child has been sickened by contaminated peanut butter products, the seventh known victim in the county. It was also revealed that tainted peanut butter cookies, cookie dough, and other…


Peanut Related Salmonella Cases Being Evaluated

The attorneys at Walton Law Firm LLP are currently evaluating cases of salmonella attributed to peanut butter products originating from a plant in Blakely, Georgia. A national outbreak of salmonella has sickened hundreds across the country, including 62 documented cases in California. A lawsuit has already been filed in Minnesota…


Peanut Butter Possible Source of Salmonella Outbreak

The potential source of the salmonella outbreak that has sickened individuals in at least 42 states has been identified as King Nut peanut butter. Health officials in Minnesota said salmonella bacteria were found in a tub of peanut butter that was distributed to schools and hospitals. King Nut, based in…