Pursuit to a 16-page plea agreement that leaves little to the imagination, a former raw milk cheese manufacturer and the company he owned and managed pleaded guilty today to charges related to cheese that was linked to a deadly outbreak of listeriosis.

Johannes Vulto and his company, Vulto Creamery LLC

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The mortality rate hit 50 percent, with three deaths out of six Listeriosis illnesses in a recent Washington State outbreak blamed on milkshakes served at a Frugals restaurant in Tacoma.

The Washington State Health Department reports that between February 27 and July 22, 2023, six Washington State residents (five from

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Le Fromage au Village Inc. is recalling Le Cru du Clocher raw milk cheddar cheese from the marketplace because of Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

This recall was triggered by findings by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency during its investigation into a foodborne illness outbreak.

There have been reported illnesses that may

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Two Listeria monocytogenes illnesses in Texas and one in Delaware with one death between them is so far a small outbreak that’s brought on Saturday night’s massive recall of Tyson chicken.

Tyson’s Dexter, MO unit recalled almost 8,5 million pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken products because of those illnesses.  See
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The relatively slow pace for foodborne illness outbreaks is continuing in the first quarter, much as it did this past year during the COVID-19 pandemic. With the end of the first quarter, only a couple of weeks off, only three multistate outbreaks are under active investigation by the federal Centers
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Public health officials in Canada posted a Public Health Notice today regarding an outbreak of Listeria infections linked to frozen cooked chicken. The outbreak has hospitalized 85 percent of victims.

The Public Health Agency of Canada announced it is collaborating with provincial public health partners, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency
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Deli-sliced meats and cheeses are to blame for a multistate outbreak of Listeria infections involving eight people, one of whom has died. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention late Wednesday announced a state and federal investigation into the Listeria outbreak is underway.

Both the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food
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Following the declaration of the Listeria outbreak in December 2017, a multi-sectoral outbreak response was initiated. Findings were shared by the Minister of Health, Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi at a public media briefing on March 4, 2018, (statement available at www.nicd.ac.za), and are summarized below. In addition, the National
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Johannesburg — The mother of a child infected with listeriosis while she was pregnant has described the heartbreak of not knowing what the future holds for her daughter.

Monthla Ngibeni gave birth to Theto Khutjo Ngibeni in December 2017. Two months later Theto was diagnosed with
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Prominent South African trial attorney Richard Spoor is close to having a judge certifying as a class people who can sue Tiger Brands over the largest listeriosis outbreak in world history. And Spoor credits Tiger Brands with agreeing to go along with the class action when South Africa’s largest food
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