What Foods Cause Food Poisoning Outbreaks?

What Foods Cause Food Poisoning Outbreaks?

What Foods Cause Food Poisoning Outbreaks?: Some May Surprise You

Over the past several years, food poisoning outbreaks have garnered a lot of national attention.  From peanut butter to spinach, outbreaks of food poisoning all over the United States have pointed a bright spotlight on issues regarding food safety.  The public is starting to understand how important food safety actually is and the dangers associated with contaminated food.  Diseases like e. coli and salmonella have become better understood and very serious conditions like hemolytic uremic syndrome and pig bel disease have become better known.

When it comes to food poisoning, there are many types of foods that can or will carry diseases such as e. coli, listeria, hepatitis and salmonella.  However, there are a few foods that are much more commonly associated with food poisoning.  The Texas Food Poisoning Injury Lawyers at Hill Law Firm have compiled a list of the foods most commonly associated with food poisoning.  In no particular order, the list includes:

  1. Green leafy vegetables such as spinach;
  2. Eggs;
  3. Tuna;
  4. Deli Meats;
  5. Cheese;
  6. Undercooked Poultry;
  7. Peanut Butter;
  8. Berries;
  9. Tomatoes; and
  10. Melons.

As the public has turned their attention to food handling and food safety, the severity of outbreaks has seemed to diminish.  Hopefully, over time, the companies responsible for growing, handling, cleaning, packaging, and cooking our food will completely fix the food poisoning outbreak problem.

If you have been injured in a food contamination outbreak, call the Texas Food Poisoning Injury Lawyers at Hill Law Firm today.  When someone has been injured by contaminated food, they usually have a claim against the company that is responsible for selling the contaminated food.  From restaurants to major nationwide food companies, the Texas Food Poisoning Lawyers at Hill Law Firm have the knowledge, skill, resources, and expertise to stand up for your rights and help you get compensation for your injuries.


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