• Case Review Form

      * Denotes required field.


      * First Name

      * Last Name

      * Email Address

      * Phone Number

      Cell Phone Number

      Office Phone Number

      Street Address




      Zip Code

      Please provide the best method and times to contact you:

      Date of birth of injured person

      Please describe food poisoning:

      When did food poisoning occur?

      Were you able to determine the food responsible for your illness?

      Please describe illness resulting from food poisoning:

      Other Info:

      No Yes, I agree to the Parker & Waichman, LLP disclaimers.Click here to review all.

      Yes, I would like to receive the Parker & Waichman, LLP monthly newsletter, InjuryAlert.

      please do not fill out the field below.

Filed November 4th, 2015 Lillian

An E.coli outbreak has been linked to Chipotle restaurants in Washington state and Oregon. The number of infections related to the outbreak is expected to grow, according to health officials. NBC News reports that 22 people have become sick from E coli as of Friday: three in the Portland area and 19 in western Washington. Seventeen of these individuals had eaten at Chipotle in recent weeks. There have been no deaths thus far, but eight people have been hospitalized.

Marisa D’Angeli, medical epidemiologist with the Washington State Department of Health, says the number of sick people will probably increase because more individuals will go see their doctors as the outbreak becomes more publicized. “We actually would expect there might be a jump in cases on Monday, ” she said, according to NBC News. Any individual who has eaten at Chipotle since mid-October and experiences intestinal symptoms should see their doctor, D’Angeli advised. She also said bloody diarrhea warrants a doctor’s visit regardless of whether a person has eaten Chipotle.

The exact source of the E.coli has yet to be determined; its possible that it came from a fresh food product delivered to Chipotle and other places. “We’re very early in the investigation, ” D’Angeli said, according to NBC News. She stated that Chipotle has been cooperating with the investigation. The restaurant voluntarily shut down all its restaurants in Oregon and Washington.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will test samples of food from Chipotle and compare food bacteria to samples from people who had E.coli. Currently, Chipotle is not looking to close restaurants in other states.

Average Rating: 4.5 out of 5 based on 205 user reviews.

Comments are closed.

    Latest Food News

    • Got in a car accident in NY area? Our car accident attorneys (Manhattan office) will provide you with all information you may need regarding your injury. Contact us today to assert your legal rights.
      If you are in search for experienced attorney to assert your legal rights in Queens, injury lawyers at our law firm are at your service. Contact us and get a free case evaluation today!
      If you look for experienced attorney to assert your legal rights in Suffolk County, accident attorneys at our law firm will help you today. Contact us and get a free case evaluation!
      If you fell victim to a driver’s negligence in Nassau County, a car accident lawyer at our law firm will help you determine your legal options and will guide you through all the stages of your litigation. We are here to protect your legal rights.