Cargill Hit With E. Coli-Related Lawsuit

Law360, New York (November 8, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The parents of two children who were hospitalized after eating E. coli-tainted hamburgers have sued a Cargill Inc. subsidiary seeking damages for medical expenses, pain and suffering, and emotional distress.

The complaint was filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota by Jim and Georgia McDonald. They alleged that their 4-year-old son John and their 1-year-old daughter Michaela tested positive for a strain of E. coli indistinguishable from the strain of E. coli that caused Cargill's massive ground beef recall last month....
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