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Wisconsin wants to see an end to the raw meat holiday tradition

Maybe it because Wisconsin turned red in the Presidential election, or Badger fans being so  fired up about going to  the Jan. 2nd Cotton Bowl down in Texas or its maybe its their beloved Green Bay Packers possibly going to  the playoffs. Whatever the reason, the state Department of Health Services (DHS) decided  it was… Continue Reading

Health Officials Say Raw Milk Probably Caused Campylobacter Outbreak at Wisconsin High School

Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services say that unpasteurized (raw) milk served at a potluck team meal is the likely cause of a Campylobacter outbreak that sickened close to a couple dozen Durand High School football players and coaches this past month. At least 22 members of the football team were sickened after… Continue Reading

WI Campylobacter Cases at 22, List Compiled of Possible Sources

As of Thursday, the Campylobacter outbreak case count in Wisconsin’s Durand School District was at 22, those sickened who had been hospitalized had been released, and “kids were starting to feel better,” according to the local county health officer. Pepin County Health Officer Heidi Stewart said that all of those sickened were associated with the… Continue Reading

Update: Nine Confirmed Campylobacter Cases in Wisconsin School District

(Update: There are now nine confirmed Campylobacter cases in the Durand, WI, school district, according to a Thursday afternoon press release. The release noted that not all of those sickened have been tested for the bacteria.) State and county health officials are investigating an outbreak of Campylobacter infections in the Durand School District in Pepin… Continue Reading