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Washington dairy in E. Coli case hit with $8,000 fine
KATU News in Portland reports that Dee Creek Farm in Woodland, an unlicensed dairy in southwest Washington, has been hit with a $8,000 fine for distributing raw milk without a license.
18 people were sicked when the unpasteurized milk from Dee Creek was found to be contaminated with E. coli. Of those, three children were admitted to intensive care units.
Dee Creek Farm has been under a cease and desist order since the outbreak, and is prohibited from distributing milk products. The farm can also request a hearing to contest the penalty.