Foodborne Illness

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Death and Illness linked to Listeria at Wisconsin’s Crave Brothers Cheese

One death, a pregnant womans miscarriage and three hospitalizations are being linked to contaminated soft cheese from Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese Co. in Waterloo.The nationwide recall includes Les Freres, Petit Frere and Petit Frere with Truffles.… Read More

Norovirus Outbreak in Sauk County Facility

A norovirus outbreak at the Sauk County Health Care Center led to a quarantine on Monday. In recent weeks there have been at least three similar outbreaks in south central Wisconsin counties. According to the CDC, noroviruses spread from person to person… Read More

Smucker’s Peanut Butter Recall Hits Wisconsin

Smuckers Peanut Butter has issued a recall for 16-ounce jars of Smuckers Natural Peanut Butter Chunky due to possible salmonella contamination.According to the Associated Press, the jars would have been purchased in the last week or so. The jars would… Read More

E. Coli Outbreak in Green County, WI

State health officials are encouraging anyone who has symptoms consistent with E. coli infection to contact their health care provider as the investigation continues into a deadly outbreak in Green County.We havent been able to identify a pattern with… Read More

Jennie-O Turkey Recalled Due to Drug Resistant Salmonella

The salmonella strain that prompted a recall of nearly 55,000 pounds of frozen raw turkey burgers last week is resistant to many commonly prescribed antibiotics, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC is reporting that twelve… Read More

E. Coli Outbreak Feared at Waukesha Luncheon

Dozens, possibly hundreds of people have now gotten sick after attending an awards luncheon in Waukesha County this week.Complaints to the Health Department began after attendees at The Women of Distinction Luncheon at the Country Springs Hotel Tuesday… Read More

Beef Recalled due to Possible E. Coli Contamination

National Steak and Poultry is voluntarily recalling approximately 248,000 lbs. of beef due to possible contamination of E. Coli bacteria. The recall came after the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service was alerted to the possible contamination while… Read More

Wisconsin Pistachio Nut Recall

The Georgia Nut Company has recalled bulk wholesale and retail products containing shelled pistachio nuts because they may be tainted with Salmonella. The recall effects two Milwaukee-area stores, Not Just Nuts in Wauwatosa and Georgia Nuts Chocolate… Read More

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