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Pennsylvania Raw Milk

Outbreak: Pennsylvania Raw Milk Campylobacter 
Product: Raw MilkInvestigation Start Date: 01/24/2012
Location: Maryland, New Jersey, West VirginiaEtiology: Campylobacter jejuni
Earliest known case onset date: 01/14/2012Latest case onset date: 02/01/2012
Confirmed / Presumptive Case Count: 81 / 67Positive Samples: 2
Hospitalizations: 10Deaths: 0
OUTBREAK SUMMARY:
While it is legal to sell unpasteurized raw milk in Pennsylvania and illegal to sell in neighboring Maryland, New Jersey and West Virginia, this outbreak included cases in residents from all of these states. While additional regulations by state officials could be considered, such as monthly pathogen testing, … Continue Reading ››