Buckeyes Sue Nebraska Beef Over Tainted Chuck

Law360, New York (November 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Nebraska Beef Ltd. has been hit with a putative class action brought by Ohio residents who contracted E. coli from tainted ground beef the company sold this past spring and summer.

The class action complaint, lodged Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, claims that Nebraska Beef is liable for supplying hundreds of thousands of pounds of contaminated ground beef to Ohio stores, causing at least 19 cases of serious food poisoning.

In the course of the ongoing investigation, many more...
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