raw milk outbreakThis week’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), a publication from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, contains an outbreak report on a Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak associated with the consumption of raw milk and cheese produced at a Pennsylvania dairy beginning in February, 2007. 

According to the report, several people who consumed

The Chicago Sun-Times reported that the Kane County, Illinois, health department was encouraging consumers to avoid unpasteurized milk and cheese because the source of a Salmonella outbreak that has been ongoing was likely unpasteurized dairy products.  According to the Sun-Times article, "They issued a public warning about queso fresco or queso cotija cheese, adding that