According to a Marathon County Health Department press release, four persons have developed illness, including one hospitalization, from E. coli O45 contracted from eating smoked ready-to-eat meat products processed at Zillman Meat Market in Wausau, Wisconsin.

Persons who became ill ate ready-to-eat custom smoked meat products made from wild game processed from September 30, 2010 through November 13, 2010. An investigation to determine the original source and extent of the contamination is ongoing.