USA: American Foods faces lawsuit but denies responsibility for E-coli outbreak
Meatpacker American Foods Group is facing a criminal lawsuit after at least 43 people were struck down by an E-coli outbreak in Wisconsin and Minnesota. According to company spokeswoman Susan Finco, executives at American Foods have yet to see a copy of the lawsuit filed by Rose Deede for unspecified damages, the first to face the company in Wisconsin. They voluntarily recalled more than 1m pounds of ground beef across 23 states, however, when it became apparent there was a problem.
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