“With one person dead and 10 ill, others who ate cheese from an artisan dairy in Salmon Arm are nervous.
While investigators try to pin down the cause of a fatal E. coli outbreak at the dairy, Iain Ilich is wondering whether he, his wife and 13-month-old daughter are going to fall ill.
Ilich purchased several cheeses at Gort’s Gouda Cheese Farm while travelling through the Interior about a month ago.
“I’ve got some smoked Gouda, peppercorn Gouda and Gouda with cumin seed in the fridge,” said Ilich, a communications specialist in Calgary. “I’ve eaten it, my dad has eaten it and I’m particularly concerned because my wife and my daughter have eaten it as well.” Continue reading