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2018 Outbreak of Shiga Toxin E. coli Linked to Dungeness Valley Creamery Raw Milk, Washington

On September 7, 2018 the Washington Department of Health issued a health alert notifying consumers of an outbreak of shiga toxin E. coli (STEC) linked to consumption of raw milk produced by Dungeness Valley Creamery raw milk. Lab results confirmed that a child under 5 years old from Island County and a resident in their 70s of Clallam County became ill after drinking raw milk produced by Dungeness Valley Creamery.

  • Outbreak began:
  • Unknown 2018
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Washington
  • Organism(s):
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle(s):
  • raw milk
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Retail
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Dungeness Valley Creamery
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 2
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Yes
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • 2
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • 0
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • 0
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Any Deaths:
  • Unknown
  • Number Dead:
  • Unknown

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