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Baugher’s Orchard and Farm

Lawsuit Filed in Apple Cider E. coli Case

A lawsuit was filed Wednesday against Baugher’s Orchard and Farm of Westminster, MD on behalf of Baltimore resident Nicholas Fickel, who became ill after drinking unpasteurized apple cider contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. The lawsuit was filed on Fickel’s behalf in Carroll County Circuit court by the Seattle food safety law firm Marler Clark. Baugher’s… Continue Reading

Unpasteurized Cider Recalled in Maryland

Baugher’s Orchard and Farm of Westminster, MD.  has issued a voluntary recall of all its apple cider because of possible contamination. The unpasteurized cider is being investigated by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene as a possible source of seven E. coli O157:H7 infections.  Three of the people sickened in the outbreak have… Continue Reading