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Outbreak of listeria in Minnesota may be linked to Waterloo-made cheese

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ST. PAUL - Health officials are investigating an outbreak of listeria in Minnesota that may be linked to cheese made by a Wisconsin firm.

Officials in the Gopher State said one older adult died, and another was hospitalized with illnesses linked to Les Freres cheese – which is made by Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics of Waterloo. The company has not commented.

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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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