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E.coli Outbreak in Tennessee Linked to Raw Milk Dairy, DOH Confirmed

November 22, 2013 by


Yesterday, the Tennessee Department of Health  confirmed  the strain of E.coli that caused nine children to become ill after drinking raw milk obtained from McBee Dairy Farm near Knoxville has been matched to animal waste collected at the dairy. Five of the nine children required hospitalization and three developed a severe kidney problem known as […]

CDC: 32 persons infected with E.coli in 4 states Linked to Ready-to-Eat Salads sold at Trader Joe’s

November 22, 2013 by


The number of persons infected with Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 is now at thirty-two, according to the CDC on November 19.   The state totals are as follows: California has twenty-seven cases, Washington state three cases, and  Arizona one case and Texas with one case.  Thirty-two percent of the  ill persons have been hospitalized. Two ill persons have […]

Editor’s Reply to Raw Milk Outcry

November 19, 2013 by


Due to today’s outcry, US Food Safety wants to be clear. We support our local farms. When our local farmstands and farms have seasonal fruits and vegetables there is nothing better. One of our local creameries has their own herd of cows; the ice cream made with milk pasteurized on site is delicious. The ridiculous accusation that we […]

9 Children with E.coli Connected with Raw Milk in TN – Health Dept. Says

November 19, 2013 by


In Tennessee, you can legally drink raw milk if you own the cow.  It’s  a practice called cow-sharing. A Knox County girl is still in the hospital after an E. coli outbreak connected with raw milk. The Knox  County Health Department says 9 children were affected. It’s been just over two weeks since authorities descended […]

Whole Foods Posts Salad Wrap & Salads Recalls for E.coli – Update 11/13/2013

November 13, 2013 by


Whole Foods Market’s Northern California region is recalling ready-to-eat Artichoke Wheatberry Salad and Southwest SooFoo®* Salad in response to a recall issued today by Glass Onion Catering. The salads are being recalled as a preventive measure because they have the potential to be contaminated with E. coli O157:h7. Customers may have purchased the Artichoke Wheatberry […]


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