Raw milk, raw skim milk (non-fat) and raw cream produced by Organic Pastures Dairy of Fresno County and with a code date of SEP 13 are the subjects of a statewide recall and quarantine order announced by California State Veterinarian Dr. Annette Jones. The quarantine order followed the confirmed detection of campylobacter bacteria in raw
Campylobacter in Chickens Down in UK
One in five chicken products sold in UK supermarkets are contamined with campylobacter, according to a new investigation by Which?
Which? tested standard, oranic and free-range whole chickens and chicken portions from Aldi, Asda, The Co-operative, Lidl, M&S, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Waitrose, taking a total of 193 samples. They found that one in five…
California Announces Raw Milk Recall – Claravale Farm, Campylobacter
The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) today announced a recall of “raw milk, raw nonfat milk and raw cream produced by Claravale Farm of San Benito County.”
The action was based on results of testing that revealed the presence of Campylobacter bacteria in the company’s raw cream.
The CDFA states that”consumers are strongly…
Family Cow Dairy – Largest Campylobacter Outbreak in Pennsylvania
The number of people who became sick with an intestinal infection after drinking raw milk from a Franklin County farm continues to rise.
As of today, the Pennsylvania Department of Health said 78 cases of campylobacter bacteria are connected to unpasteurized milk sold in mid-January by The Family Cow dairy in Chambersburg.
The department says…
Notable Campylobacter Illness Outbreaks of 2011
Over at Outbreak Database, we have been keeping track of foodborne illness outbreaks – small and large – over the last 12 months. Here are some of the more interesting Campylobacter Outbreaks:
Jerry Dell Farm Unpasteurized, Raw Milk September 2011 – 2 Ill. At least two people became ill due to Campylobacteriosis after drinking…
Campylobacter in California
San Joaquin County is experiencing a marked increase in the number of cases of campylobacteriosis, a gastrointestinal disease that is one of the most common causes of diarrhea in the United States.
County Health Officer Dr. Karen Furst said there were almost 100 more cases reported in 2010 compared with 2009 — 233 vs. 135…
FSIS Targets Campylobacter in Chickens and Turkeys
USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service has announced implementation of revised and new performance standards aimed at reducing the prevalence of salmonella and campylobacter in young chickens and turkeys.
The improved standards, effective in July 2011, will assist establishments slaughtering chickens and turkeys to reduce pathogens such as salmonella and campylobacter in their products. In…
Wash your hands after touching English chicken
Shoppers are being warned to wash their hands after picking up a chicken wrapped in plastic, after a study revealed 40 per cent of supermarket samples were contaminated with dangerous bacteria.
Local health officials found evidence of the campylobacter bug on chicken cartons, which can induce vomiting, diarrhoea and abdominal pain.
The food safety team…
Hinerwadel’s Grove in Syracuse, N.Y., Hit again with Campylobacter
Public health officials are investigating an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness among people who ate at Hinerwadel’s Grove in North Syracuse.
At least seven people in Central New York became ill with the bacterial infection Campylobacter after eating at Hinerwadel’s Sept. 15, according to the Onondaga County Health Department. The infection can cause diarrhea, abdominal cramps…
Campfire Lodge Resort Linked to Campylobacter Illnesses
County and state health officials on Friday said several people have become ill after consuming water from a privately owned public water supply near Hebgen Lake. The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services has confirmed 14 cases of campylobacter gastrointestinal illness, a common sickness, the Gallatin County Health Department said in a statement…