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05/21/2013

"Homemade Queso Fresco Sickens 25 Minnesotans With Salmonella"

KMSP-TV | Mike Durkin

"ST. PAUL, Minn. - At least 25 Minnesotans have been sickened with salmonella linked to eating queso fresco that health department investigators believe was sold on a Minneapolis street corner.
 
Queso fresco is a raw Mexican-style cheese.

The Minnesota Department of Health said many of the people sickened with salmonella purchased or received the cheese from someone who made it in their home. The homemade cheese was delivered to people and may have been sold on a street corner along East Lake Street in Minneapolis."

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