Foodborne Illness

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

One death, a pregnant woman’s 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. Consumers are instructed to throw away any remaining cheeses. Les Freres (LF225 2/2.5#)…

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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 people ranging in age from 1 to 86 have been…

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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 started feeling similar symptoms. Now the Health Department is investigating to…

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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 investigating a link between illnesses and steak products in Colorado, Iowa, Kansas,…

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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 House in Greenfield. According to the company, this recall is not related to the…

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