Pasteurization works, and don’t eat poop: 70 sickened with crypto from cow shit in cider

The cause of the cryptosporidiousis from the Pike County Fall Color Drive in apple cider is now known.

powell_kids_ge_sweet_corn_cider_00A test done by the CDC on environmental and human specimens has confirmed that this illness was due to cow manure contamination.

This unpasteurized apple cider was made on a private family farm in Adams County specifically for family consumption and sale at the Pike County Fall Color Drive October 17-18.

This cider was not produced at a licensed cider manufacturer or orchard.

Cattle were on the farm near the site of the apple cider press.