Raw goat milk produced and packaged by Valley Milk Simply Bottled of Stanislaus County is the subject of a statewide recall and quarantine order announced by California State Veterinarian Dr. Annette Jones. The quarantine order came following the confirmed detection of the bacteria Campylobacter jejuni in the farm’s packaged raw whole goat milk sampled and
Illinois sees spike in Campylobacter cases
The McHenry County Department of Health is encouraging awareness and prevention after identifying an increase in campylobacteriosis cases in McHenry County.
The MCDH has identified 8 cases of campylobacteriosis between Aug. 17 and Aug. 30, which is four times more cases compared to the previous two weeks and 3.33 times more cases in August compared…
Campylobacter Outbreak in Montana
The source of a bacterial outbreak in Sanders County that caused several people to become ill has been confirmed.
State and county officials recently notified the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) that the Kennedy Creek water box has been associated with a Campylobacter outbreak.
The Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has labeled this untreated…
Campylobacter carried by birds risk produce crops
What to know about Campylobacter
Campylobacter is a genus of bacteria that is among the most common causes of bacterial diarrheal illness in humans worldwide. It is a gram-negative rod-shaped bacterium that grows best in a high temperature (42°C, or 107°F) and low oxygen environment.
Campylobacter infection is commonly associated with the consumption of raw…
Campylobacter Outbreak at Wild Ginger in Cortland
The Cortland County Health Department is alerting residents of an outbreak of Campylobacteriosis among people who ate at Wild Ginger, Main St., Cortland, between 10/18/2019 and 10/31/2019. To date, seven patrons have tested positive for this bacterial infection.
Raw Milk and Campylobacter Do Not Mix
In August 2016, a local public health agency (LPHA) notified the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) of two culture-confirmed cases of Campylobacter infection among persons who consumed raw (unpasteurized) milk from the same herdshare dairy.
In Colorado, the sale of raw milk is illegal; however, herdshare programs, in which a member can…
Final FSA Campylobacter Statistics Encouraging
According to Poultry World, levels of campylobacter in chicken sold by the UK’s major retailers continue to fall, according to statistics released by the Food Standards Agency on Wednesday 18 October.
Just 5.9% of chickens had high levels of campylobacter in the survey – which sampled 1,437 birds between April and July – down from…
Puppies with Campylobacter
According to the CDC, at least 39 people across seven states have confirmed or suspected cases of Campylobacter bacteria, which can cause diarrhea, abdominal pain and fever. While the investigation is ongoing, federal officials have linked it to contact with puppies sold by Petland, a chain of pet stores based in Ohio.
Twelve of the…
Raw Milk, tainted with Campylobacter, Recalled
The State Department of Agriculture and Markets announced Monday that milk from Martin Yoder Farm, 2594 Murdock Rd., was contaminated by Campylobacter jejuni, a bacteria that is a common cause of food poisoning, in samples conducted last week.
Ag & Markets Commissioner Richard A. Ball warned consumers in Orleans County and the surrounding area not…