MI Agriculture Officials Warn Public About E. Coli Risk From Apple Cider

October 27, 2015

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has issued a consumer advisory for Uncle John’s Old Fashioned Apple Cider produced by Uncle John’s Cider Mill located in St. Johns, MI, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Shiga toxin-producing E. coli bacteria (STEC).

No illnesses have been reported to date. However, consumers who have purchased this product at Uncle John’s Cider Mill are urged not to consume it and to dispose of the product immediately.

A routine, random sample collected by a state food inspector tested positive for Shiga toxin-producing E. coli. Uncle John’s has voluntarily ceased sales…