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Food Safety Attorney Fred Pritzker Calls on Food Retailers to Keep Precise Beef Handling Records
Date:3/1/2010

Knowing quickly and exactly the origin of every pound of beef sold at checkout could help save lives when E. coli outbreaks happen because detailed records speed vital traceback investigations conducted by public health officials. "Tracebacks help us identify the products that are making people sick in order to bring outbreaks under control as quickly as possible,'' stated national food safety attorney Fred Pritzker.

Minneapolis, Minn. (PRWEB) March 1, 2010 -- As the United States heads into warmer months when outbreaks of E. coli O157:H7 become more prevalent, national food safety lawyer Fred Pritzker is calling on food retailers large and small to keep precise beef handling records.

Knowing quickly and exactly the origin of every pound of beef sold at checkout could help save lives when E. coli outbreaks happen because detailed records speed vital traceback investigations conducted by public health officials.

"It's hard to believe in 2010 that many retailers don't keep records or that the records they keep are inadequate for tracing,'' said Pritzker, whose firm is a leader in representing victims of food poisoning. "Tracebacks help us identify the products that are making people sick in order to bring outbreaks under control as quickly as possible.''

Pritzker, founder and president of Pritzker Olsen attorneys, is actively involved in efforts to strengthen the food safety system in order to prevent outbreaks of E. coli, Salmonella infection, '/>"/>

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