Foodborne Illness

Foodborne illness is caused by consuming food or beverages that are contaminated by disease-causing microbes (pathogens). Of note many foodborne pathogens also can be acquired through recreational or drinking water, from contact with animals or their environment, or through person-to-person spread.

If you suspect a foodborne or waterborne illness, you can report it to Minnesota Department of Health.  Visit the Minnesota Department of Health website for additional information.

To report a suspected foodborne or waterborne illness:

To speak to someone about Foodborne Illness at Cass County call 218-547-1340

Helpful Resources

Minnesota Department of Health Foodborne Illness


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  1. Public Health

    Phone: 218-547-1340
    Fax: 218-547-7232


  2. Health, Human & Veterans Services


    Physical Address
    400 Michigan Avenue W
    Walker, MN 56484

    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 519
    Walker, MN 56484