Food Borne Intoxication (food poisoning) due to unpasteurized milk in Alaska

Four cases of food poisoning due to consumption of unpasteurized milk have been reported on the Kenai Peninsula. Travellers can reduce the risk of exposure to the many germs that cause intestinal illness (such as food poisoning, cholera, E.coli, salmonellosis, traveller's diarrhoea, and many others) by avoiding consumption of contaminated unpasteurized milk and milk products.

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