French officials have allowed a dairy company to resume operations at a site linked to a deadly E. coli outbreak earlier this year. 

The dairy, Chabert, was permitted to restart the marketing of raw milk reblochon cheese from its site in Cruseilles, a town in the Haute-Savoie department of the country, last week.

Fifteen children

For the third time since 2005, researchers have parsed data from an E. coli O157: H7 outbreak traced to raw milk gouda cheese. For the third time, they have concluded the “60-day rule” isn’t long enough to ensure dangerous bacteria in unpasteurized gouda have died.

This time around the scientists did more than publish the…

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…