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Pennsylvania Private Home Raw Milk and Queso Fresco 2006

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred among people who had consumed raw, unpasteurized milk, or raw milk cheese(queso fresco), in private homes in Pennsylvania.

  • Outbreak began:
  • August 2006
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Pennsylvania
  • Organism(s):
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Dairy, Milk, Cheese, Unpasteurized, Queso Fresco, Raw Milk, Raw Cheese
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Private Home
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Unknown
  • Total ill:
  • 20
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Unknown
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • N/A
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Yes
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 2
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0
  • Any References:
  • Yes

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