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First Lawsuit Filed Against JBS Tolleson in Raw Beef Salmonella Outbreak

O'Steen & Harrison, PLC
October 5, 2018

The first lawsuit was filed today in Maricopa County Superior Court against JBS Tolleson Inc. on behalf of Dana Raab of Florence, Kentucky, who was diagnosed with Salmonella after consuming ground beef produced by the company. Ms. Raab is represented by Marler Clark, the food safety law firm, and O’Steen & Harrison, PLC, a top-rated Arizona law firm.

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Salmonella Outbreak Prompts Recall of 6.5 Million Pounds of Ground Beef

Jonathan V. O'Steen
October 4, 2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that JBS Tolleson is recalling 6,500,966 pounds of raw ground beef due to a Salmonella outbreak. JBS is based in Arizona.

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Four Arizona Kids Sickened by Soynut Butter

Jonathan V. O'Steen
March 3, 2017

Four children in Arizona are battling E. coli infections that are part of a larger outbreak affecting people in five states. According to officials with the Arizona Department of Health Services, all four children were hospitalized after eating food containing soynut butter from The SoyNut Butter Co.

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Raw Ground Tuna Linked to Salmonella Outbreak in Arizona

Jonathan V. O'Steen
May 15, 2015

Officials with the Maricopa County Department of Public Health report that at least nine people have been sickened due to eating raw ground tuna contaminated by salmonella. Three of those individuals were hospitalized. According to health officials, the nine people became ill between April 3 and April 16. All consumed ground tuna at multiple restaurants in the Valley.

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Health Officials Report at Least 28 Sickened by Salmonella Outbreak at Windmill Winery

Jonathan V. O'Steen
April 16, 2015

On April 3, 2015, I wrote about a Salmonella outbreak linked to Windmill Winery in Florence, Arizona. At the time, the Pinal County Public Health Services District ("PCPHSD") reported that at least 22 people had been affected. Today, the agency increased that count to 38 people, at least four of whom required hospitalization.

Jon O'Steen

Windmill Winery in Florence Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

Jonathan V. O'Steen
April 3, 2015

salmonella outbreak that has sickened at least 22 people may be tied to Windmill Winery in Florence, Arizona. According to the Pinal County Public Health Services District (PCPHSD), at least 22 people who attended a wedding at Windmill Winery on March 19 reportedly have fallen ill. At least four of the wedding attendees have been hospitalized.

Jon O'Steen

Federico's Mexican Food Update: Health Department Confirms 52 Illnesses Tied to Outbreak

Jonathan V. O'Steen
August 8, 2013

On August 3, 2013, I wrote about an E. coli outbreak linked to Federico's Mexican Food. At the time, the Maricopa County Department of Public Health reported that at least 11 people had been affected. Today, the agency increased that count to 52 people, 18 of whom required hospitalization.

Jon O'Steen

Federico's Mexican Food Restaurant May Be Linked to E. coli Outbreak

Jonathan V. O'Steen
August 3, 2013

An E. coli outbreak that has sickened at least eleven people may be tied to Federico's Mexican Food. According to the Maricopa County Department of Public Health, eight of those affected required hospitalization. Some of those are believed to be experiencing kidney failure as a result of the infection.

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Phoenix Attorney for Hepatitis A Victim Urges Townsend Farms Berry Customers to Be Vaccinated Immediately

James R. Harrison
June 7, 2013

Phoenix Attorney Jonathan O’Steen of the law firm of O’Steen & Harrison is urging all those who may have eaten Townsend Farms Organic Anti-Oxidant Blend frozen berry and pomegranate seed mix to consult with their physicians immediately.  The frozen berry product, sold at Costco stores in at least seven western states, is potentially associated with a number of hepatitis A infections.

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