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|Friday, April 20, 2012|
Oregon public health officials confirmed that raw milk from a Wilsonville dairy was responsible for an E. coli outbreak that left four children hospitalized.
The outbreak is the second in the Northwest in 18 months linked to a raw dairy product and comes one month after a Centers for Disease Control report showed that 60 percent of disease outbreaks caused by dairy products between 1993 and 2006 were caused by nonpasteurized products.
The preponderance of outbreaks from raw dairy products grows in significance when considering only about 1 percent of U.S. households consume raw dairy products, the CDC report found.
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