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Pennsylvania Department of Health

Raw milk test in Pennsylvania prompts Campylobacter warning

Pennsylvania officials warned consumers earlier this month that they should immediately discard all raw milk from Conoco View Dairy because it was contaminated with Campylobacter, which can cause serious infections and is killed by pasteurization. As of Monday, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, which issued the warning Feb. 15, had not received any reports of… Continue Reading

Cryptosporidium outbreak traced to Pennsylvania rescue farm

Eleven confirmed cases of cryptosporidiosis from infection by the microscopic parasite  Cryptosporidium have been traced back to the Heaven on Earth Farm in Easton, PA, according to a spokesperson for the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Heaven on Earth Farm is a non-profit animal rescue farm. Operators flatly denied any connection to the outbreak in a Facebook… Continue Reading

PA Red Robin Employee Diagnosed with Hepatitis A

An employee at a Red Robin restaurant in Bartonsville, PA, has been diagnosed with Hepatitis A. The Pennsylvania Department of Health is investigating, but a spokesperson for the department told the Pocono Record that they are prohibited from giving out further details. “As the investigation continues and if any public health risks evolve, the department… Continue Reading