Kroger, Nebraska Beef Face Suit Over Tainted Beef

Law360, New York (July 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- After recalling more than 531,000 pounds of ground beef on Tuesday, meat supplier Nebraska Beef Ltd. and grocery chain The Kroger Co. are facing a product liability suit brought by a man who was infected by E. coli after eating allegedly tainted Kroger beef.

On Wednesday, national food safety law firm Pritzker Ruohonen & Associates PA said they had filed suit against the two companies in Ohio state court on behalf of Zachary Everhart, who became ill with an E. coli O157:H7 bacterial infection after eating...
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