16 sick with Yersina after drinking pasteurized milk from a PA dairy

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From Doug Powell, via Barfblog:

“The number of people sickened with yersina from pasteurized milk sold by a Pennsylvania dairy has risen to 16 from five at the end of July, and now
state and county health officials are telling consumers to discard any ice cream purchased from the Brunton Dairy farm after an unopened container tested positive for Yersinia enterocolitica.

Christine Cronkright, state health department spokeswoman, said 16 cases of Yersinia enterocolitica have been reported to date as a result of the outbreak − nine from Beaver County and seven from Allegheny County….”

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2 responses to “16 sick with Yersina after drinking pasteurized milk from a PA dairy

  1. thebovine

    Clearly, if even pasteurized milk is making Americans sick, then no food can be considered truly safe!

  2. ds

    If they want to outlaw raw milk, I guess they’re better outlaw tobacco as well. At least an individual drinking raw milk isn’t affecting the people inhaling around them.

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