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Additional E. Coli O157:H7 Illness from Gort’s Gouda Cheese Surfaces

One additional E. coli illness that occurred in September has been linked to Gort’s Gouda Cheese, a manufacturer of raw cheese in British Columbia, Canada. In total, 28 cases have now been reported in connection with the outbreak. One elderly woman from Vernon, B.C., died in August as a result of her infection after eating… Continue Reading

New E. Coli Illness Surfaces in Gort’s Gouda Cheese Outbreak as Investigation Continues

More than one week after Gort’s Gouda Cheese of Salmon Arm, B.C., was permitted to resume operations, an additional E. coli illness has surfaced in the outbreak that killed one customer and sickened at least 25 others. The latest illness, a case in Manitoba, is the 27th E. coli O157:H7 infection associated with the outbreak,… Continue Reading

Gort’s Reboots Cheese Sales After E. Coli Outbreak Kills One, Sickens 25

Gort’s Gouda Cheese Farm in Salmon Arm, British Columbia, has been given the green light to sell its products again a month after its unpasteurized cheeses were linked to an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 and recalled. There were 25 people sickened in the outbreak, and one elderly woman died from the infection. The company was… Continue Reading

Update: One Death, 24 Illnesses Linked to Gort’s Raw Cheese

The Public Health Agency of Canada says it is investigating a new case of E. coli related to B.C. cheese products that were recalled in late September, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reported on Thursday. The agency did not say where the new case is being investigated, but said there are now a total of 24… Continue Reading

Gort’s Gouda Raw Cheese Outbreak Sickens 21 with E. Coli, One Dead

At least 21 people have now fallen ill with E. coli O157:H7 after eating raw cheese products made by Gort’s Gouda Cheese Farm in Salmon Arm, B.C. One elderly victim died in August, while others developed symptoms between late July and September. The number ill by province is as follows: Alberta (9 illnesses), British Columbia… Continue Reading

One Dead, 16 Sickened in B.C. E. coli Outbreak Linked to Raw Cheese

The outbreak of E. coli linked to Gort’s Gouda Cheese Farm in Canada has resulted in one death, as well as 10 confirmed and six suspected illnesses, according to the Public Health Agency of Canada. The victim who died was from British Columbia. Three more B.C. residents fell ill, while the other seven cases are… Continue Reading