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Sally Jackson Cheese

Outbreak: Sally Jackson Cheese
Product: Raw milk goat, sheep, & cow cheesesInvestigation Start Date: 12/06/2010
Location: Multi-stateEtiology: E. coli O157:NM
Earliest known case onset date: 09/09/2010Latest case onset date: 11/26/2010
Confirmed Case Count: 8Positive Samples (Food / Environmental): 0 / 0
Hospitalizations: 2Deaths: 0

Oddly, none of the cases in this outbreak ever recalled the cheese by the brand name, even after investigators deduced the brand of cheese and questioned the cases about it specifically. It was fortunate that investigators could make a compelling case with largely circumstantial evidence that was later bolstered … Continue Reading ››