E. coli Outbreak Traced to Cozy Valley Creamery Raw Milk


E. coli Found at Dairy

According to Washington state public health officials, three E. coli O157:H7 cases among Cozy Valley Creamery customers were reported between August and November, 2011. The Washington State Department of Agriculture conducted tests at the Cozy Valley Creamery during the E. coli outbreak investigation and revealed E. coli O157:H7 contamination in the milking parlor and processing areas.

Raw Milk Recalled for E. coli Contamination, Lawsuit Filed

The Cozy Valley Creamery recalled raw milk products with sell-by dates of December 6, 2011 or earlier due to potential E. coli O157:H7 contamination. The Cozy Valley Creamery's whole and skim milk and cream are distributed at retail outlets in Pierce, Thurston and King Counties in Western Washington state. The milk products are sold in pint, quart, half-gallon, and gallon containers.

On January 3, 2012 Marler Clark E. coli attorneys filed a lawsuit on behalf of a five-year old child who was hospitalized with an E. coli infection that developed into kidney failure after consuming Cozy Valley raw milk.

Contact the Marler Clark E. coli Attorneys

If you or a family member became ill with an E. coli infection after consuming contaminated raw milk and you’re interested in pursuing a legal claim, you can contact the Marler Clark E. coli attorneys for a free case evaluation. Marler Clark is the nation’s leading law firm representing victims of E. coli outbreaks and other foodborne illnesses. The law firm has represented thousands of victims of E. coli and other foodborne illness infections, and is the only firm in the nation with a practice focused exclusively on foodborne illness litigation.

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