Unpasteurized, “raw” milk from the Martin Yoder Farm should be immediately discarded because it is contaminated with Campylobacter jejuni bacteria. New York officials have prohibited the farm from selling raw milk until further notice. Read More…
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Although it is against federal law to sell unpasteurized milk across state lines, the CDC and state health departments are investigating illnesses in at least seven states in relation to Brucella bacteria found in raw milk from a Texas dairy. Read More…
A Cayuga County, NY, dairy is recalling three kinds of cheese because it has tested positive for Listeria, which can cause serious infections. Read More…
Epidemiological work by the Arkansas Department of Health suggests an outbreak involving as many as 30 people in the Stuttgart, AR, is likely centered on the local Chuck Wagon Restaurant. Read more
Little Rock, Ark. Today, the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) hosted a media briefing and training to support the launch of the Arkansas Food Inspection Portal. This portal contains electronic copies of retail food inspection reports. To access the portal directly visit: https://foodserviceprod.adh.arkansas.gov/Web/inspection/publicinspectionsearch.aspx or visit the ADH website at www.healthy.arkansas.gov. The ADH Environmental Health Branch includes a Food […]
A dairy that has a history of pathogen problems is recalling unpasteurized, raw milk because it has tested positive for E. coli, which can cause serious infections, especially in young children. Read More
Seven people have been confirmed with Salmonella poisoning linked to a peas from a July 22 Saturday Farmers Markets in Green Bay and Fond du Lac. Read more
Infected farm animals followed by person-to-person contamination were the likely cause of an E coli O157:H7 outbreak that killed two children and sickened ten other people in a remote community on the Utah-Arizona border. Read article
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) and other state and local agencies continue to investigate the outbreak of Salmonella Kiambu illnesses, which has sickened 47 people and has already claimed one life. Read the article
The California Department of Public Health is reporting that a Northern California man has been diagnosed with hantavirus after rodent exposure.