Four separate class-action lawsuits were filed today in Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia against Maple Leaf Foods. The suits were filed on behalf of Merchant Law Group LLP.
The National Post states,
…a link was confirmed between deli meats processed at [Maple Leaf’s] Toronto plant and a food-borne bacterium connected to the deaths.
Merchant claims they have been contacted by over 500 affected parties.