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Restaurant Patron Suffers Esophageal Damage After Swallowing Foreign Object FOOD SAFETY Expert Case

…  swallowed a foreign object that accidentally fell into her food. As per the medical records, the patient suffered damage to her …  along the lining and comorbid infections. An expert in food impactions was sought to discuss the role foreign objects can play in …

Foreign Object In Bottled Beverage Causes Severe Injury FOOD SAFETY Expert Case

Foreign Object In Bottled Beverage Causes Severe Injury

This case involves a group of young adults who drank a bottle of wine which contained a metallic foreign object. One of the members of the group ended up with a foreign object lodged in her throat for several hours. She required immediate medical attentio …

Chemotherapy Patient Contracts Gastrointestinal Infection From Consuming Shellfish FOOD SAFETY Expert Case

…  the end of the night, the patient had symptoms of food poisoning, including nausea and vomiting. She was rushed to the hospital …  was cleared. An expert was sought to speak to the safety mechanisms that exist to mitigate the risk of consumers contracting food-borne illnesses from …

Food Safety Expert Discusses Customer Injury from Foreign Object in Meal FOOD SAFETY Expert Case

This case involves a patron of a fast casual restaurant chain who suffered injuries after ingesting a foreign object in his meal. At the time of the incident in question, the man was eating lunch with several of his colleagues from work at the the restaura …

Child is Severely Burned by Hot Coffee on Ferry Ride FOOD SAFETY Expert Case

Child is Severely Burned by Hot Coffee on Ferry Ride

This case involves a young child who was severely burned on a ferry ride when hot coffee spilled on her. The coffee was placed on a booth table in front of the child, and the coffee was served at a temperature of 190 degrees at the time of the accident. Th …

Restaurant Customer is Killed by Allergic Reaction to Food FOOD SAFETY Expert Case

Restaurant Customer is Killed by Allergic Reaction to Food

This case involves an individual who suffered a severe allergic reaction at a fast casual restaurant in Connecticut. The plaintiff had a known, severe allergy to shellfish, which he indicated to restaurant staff. As a result, restaurant staff advised him t …

Restaurant Safety Expert Opines on Injuries From Dangerously Hot Food FOOD SAFETY Expert Case

This case involves a young child who was seriously burned while eating with her family at a popular chain restaurant. The family had never eaten at this particular chain of restaurants before, and after reviewing the menu decided to order a number of pizza …