Four illnesses that are part of an E. coli outbreak in France linked to cheese made with unpasteurized, raw milk could have been caused by cross contamination, according to researchers.

From March 25 to April 27, there were 19 suspected Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) associated pediatric hemolytic uremic syndrome
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Fifteen children and one adult have fallen ill in an E. coli outbreak in France linked to cheese made with unpasteurized milk.

Fourteen infants developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). HUS is a severe complication associated with E. coli infections that causes kidney failure and usually occurs a week or more
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French authorities are investigating an E. coli outbreak linked to cheese after young children developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). Some Saint-Félicien and Saint Marcellin cheese has been recalled.

The 13 cases of HUS that developed after E. coli O26 infection have occurred in young children since March 21. The patients
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