Escherichia coli 0157:H7 Infections in Children Associated with Raw Milk and Raw Colostrum From Cows -- California, 2006

June 2008
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;6/13/2008, Vol. 57 Issue 23, p625
The article reports on cases of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 infections in children associated with raw milk and raw cow colostrum. In response to this and other outbreaks, California enacted legislation which took effect January 1, 2008, setting a limit of 10 coliforms/mL for raw milk sold to consumers. The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) issued on September 21, 2006 a recall and quarantine order for all raw milk, raw cream and raw colostrum produced by dairy A.


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