Published: Fri, March 10, 2017
Industry | By Faith Ward

CT resident dies after sickened by listeria; DPH investigating multi-state outbreak

CT resident dies after sickened by listeria; DPH investigating multi-state outbreak

SoyNut Butter Company has expanded a recall to include all varieties of its butters and granola products, as they may have been contaminated with E. coli, and Vulto Creamery is recalling raw milk cheeses.

The breakdown of cases by state are as follows: NY (3), CT (1), Florida (1) and Vermont (1).

The CDC recommends that restaurants do not serve and retailers do not sell recalled soft raw milk cheeses made by Vulto Creamery.

Officials say Vulto's cheeses were sold at a Whole Foods in Fairfield, Connecticut, and potentially at specialty cheese shops around the state.

China eyes stable growth amid push for longer-term reforms
A statement from the White House indicated that Yang had a brief courtesy call with President Donald Trump. China will also press on with asset securitization and debt-to-equity swaps this year.

Shiv Sena's Vishwanath Mahadeshwar to be Mumbai Mayor as BJP extends support
Vishwanath Mahadeshwar was today elected as the new mayor of Mumbai , with support coming from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). "A Ramnarain Ruia College graduate, he was previously principal of Raje Sambhaji Vidyalaya and Junior College in Santacruz".

Apple iPhone 8 likely to have a curved screen
Earlier this week a WSJ report suggested that the Apple could be getting ready to dump the Lightning connector in favor of USB-C. Also, the new L-shaped battery technology in the iPhone 8 will enable faster charging as well.

The Connecticut Department of Public Health is involved in investigating the multi-state outbreak of listeria monocytogenes, it said Thursday in a release. The people sickened by the cheese range in age frmo 0 to 89. One illness was reported in a newborn; one death occurred in CT and another in Vermont. If you have any of this soft, wash-rind raw-milk cheese, please do not consume it.

The Department of Public Health is investigating after confirming Thursday that a CT resident had died after eating recalled cheese.

Listeria monocytogenes is a bacterium which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, pregnant women, and others with a weakened immune systems. These soft, raw milk cheeses were distributed nationwide mostly in the Norheastern and Mid-Atlantic states and in California, Chicago and Washington, D.C.

Like this: