December 11, 2006: Number of E. coli Cases Related to Taco Bell Still Growing

“Until Food and Drug Administration oversight is expanded, the most important thing consumers can do to protect themselves and their families is to keep abreast of news about outbreaks and use precautions when handling food.”

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Weinberg, whose law firm is currently reviewing the claims of a dozen people who were affected by Taco Bell food during the most recent outbreak, said that he hoped that his website,, would serve as an informational tool for consumers who were concerned about foodborne illnesses and the state of our food supply.

Weinberg also urged anyone who suspects they may be a victim of food poisoning to see a doctor. Patients should ask their doctors to test stool samples to determine what kind of foodborne bacteria may be involved, he added.

“And, of course, patients should listen to their doctors,” Weinberg said. “Medical professionals will let them know what they need to do to get better.”

For information concerning recent food poisoning outbreaks, please see Salmonella IHOP, E. coli Illinois Lettuce, and E. coli Michigan Lettuce.

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