Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Death Linked To Cheese Recall In Quebec

From The CBC:

One person has died and 87 cases of salmonellosis have been linked to three brands of contaminated cheese in Quebec, provincial health authorities said Friday in announcing a recall.

The raft of cases occurred in three areas: Chaudière-Appalaches, Estrie-Mauricie and Centre-du-Québec, Dr. Horacio Arruda, the province's director of public health, told a news conference in Montreal.

The three areas, which are in zones south of Quebec City, the Eastern Townships and central Quebec, experienced an unusually high incidence of cases in recent weeks. Quebec normally sees 1,000 cases of salmonellosis province-wide every year.

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