USA: Lawsuit filed against Emmpak, Cargill as burger is linked to E. coli outbreak
A victim of E. coli has filed a lawsuit against Cargill subsidiary Emmpak Foods after tests linked a burger from the company to her illness. Susan Woodson was hospitalised for several days in late August and early September with an E. coli O157:H7 infection, one of 57 traced to Emmpak's Peck Meats Packing division in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Seattle law firm Marler Clark yesterday [Thursday] filed a lawsuit on behalf of Woodson and her husband.
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