Food Poisoning Bulletin is a news source for consumers to alert them to food recalls, food poisoning outbreaks and food safety news. Our goals are to empower consumers and make the United States food supply the safest it can be.
Food Poisoning Bulletin Publisher Fred Pritzker is an attorney and senior partner at Pritzker Hageman, P.A. law firm. He is a national food safety lawyer with more than three decades of experience representing clients who have been sickened by food contaminated with Campylobacter, Cyclospora, E. coli, Hepatitis A, Listeria, Norovirus, Salmonella, Shigella and Vibrio.
As an authority on food safety litigation, Mr. Pritzker has been interviewed for stories by dozens of news organizations, including the The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Associated Press, CNN, CBS News, Fox News and The Star Tribune. He is also frequently asked to speak to groups about foodborne illness and food safety law.
Mr. Pritzker . He has also been selected for inclusion in the current and past editions of The Best Lawyers in America and has the distinction of being named a “Super Lawyer” every year since the inception of the award. Fred is also one of the most influential food safety social media users in the United States (#2), according to traackr.com.
Linda Larsen is the editor of Food Poisoning Bulletin. Linda is a journalist and author. She has written 37 books, including Medical Ethics for Dummies, Eating Clean for Dummies, Knack Low Salt Cookbook, and the Everything Food Allergy Cookbook. She worked for the Pillsbury company for many years, in their test kitchens and for the Pillsbury Bake-Off. She holds a degree in Biology from St. Olaf College and a degree with High Distinction in Food Science from the University of Minnesota. Linda is one of the most influential food safety social media users in the United States (#14), according to traackr.com.
Carla Solberg Gillespie is lead reporter for Food Poisoning Bulletin. Her work as a reporter, columnist, research director and contributing writer has appeared in a variety of business publications. Her skills as an investigative reporter have uncovered breaking news of food poisoning outbreaks and food recalls. She has also provided the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with information of which the agency was unaware. She graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. Carla is also one of the most influential food safety social media users in the United States (#9), according to traackr.com.
Kathy Will is a freelance writer.
Kari Diehl is our reporter. She is a freelance writer / editor based in Washington State. She holds Ph.D. and Master’s degrees in English Literature from UCLA, and earned her B.A., with high honors, from the University of Tennessee’s College Scholars program. A lifelong advocate of healthy nutrition, she created and maintained the Scandinavian food site at About.com and is the author of “The Everything Nordic Cookbook.”
Food Poisoning Bulletin is sponsored by Pritzker Hageman, P.A., a food safety law firm whose attorneys have won millions for their clients, including those who were hospitalized and developed severe complications from food poisoning infections such as Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS), hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP). The firm has also represented families in wrongful death lawsuits against food manufacturers, restaurants, retailers and others.