State health officials say 78 bacterial infections have been linked to a central Pennsylvania dairy, making it the worst illness outbreak related to raw milk in the state’s history.
After an 11-day shutdown, a Pennsylvania dairy is allowed to re-open after raw milk it sold sickened 43 people, four of them here in Maryland.
State health officials say the number of people stricken with illness after consuming raw milk from a south-central Pennsylvania dairy has risen to 43 in four states.
An outbreak of bacterial infections on the East Coast illustrates the popularity of raw, unpasteurized milk despite strong warnings from public health officials about the potential danger.
The number of people in Pennsylvania and Maryland stricken with illness after consuming raw milk from the same farm has risen to 23, health officials in the two states said Wednesday.
Health officials say six people in Pennsylvania and Maryland who consumed raw milk from the same farm have been stricken with illnesses that suggest the product may contain harmful bacteria.