Cargill wins suit v. Greater Omaha Packing

A U.S. District Court jury in Omaha found for Cargill Meat Solutions Corp. in its lawsuit against Greater Omaha Packing Co. for supplying E. coli O157:H7-tainted beef, and awarded Cargill a $9 million judgment plus court costs, according to meat industry publications, quoting court documents.

e.coli.vaccine.beefCargill sued Greater Omaha in 2011, for supplying beef contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 that sickened dozens of people in 2007.