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2011-07-29 15:01:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania departments of Health and Agriculture and the Allegheny County Health Department are advising the public of the possible health risks associated with products, specifically glass-bottled milk, from Brunton Dairy in Aliquippa, Beaver County. Since June 15, five individuals - three young children and two older adults - developed diarrhea and other symptoms caused by bacteria called Yersinia enterocolitica. All five...

2011-07-16 18:17:00

Three confirmed and five probable cases of campylobacteriosis seen in North Carolina SILVER SPRING, Md., July 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fast Facts The FDA is warning consumers not to drink raw milk from Tucker Adkins Dairy of York, S.C. Three confirmed cases and five probable cases of campylobacteriosis in North Carolina are associated with raw milk from Tucker Adkins Dairy. Campylobacter is one of the most common causes of diarrheal illness in the United States. Although...

2011-04-20 00:00:30

The raw milk parent safety guide provides science-based information on the risks associated child consumption of raw milk. Seattle, WA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 18, 2011 Food Safety law firm Marler Clark announced today the release of a free downloadable parent safety guide for raw milk. The guide is a joint project between Marler Clark and the not-for-profit informational website realrawmilkfacts.com to educate parents on the risks associated with child consumption of unpasteurized milk...

2011-04-13 10:51:00

LANSING, Ill., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Festive Kitchen, known throughout the Dallas area for its premier wedding, private event and corporate event catering, and to-go meals and desserts, has strengthened its food safety protocol by completely converting to use of pasteurized shell eggs as a preventative measure against Salmonella. Each year, more than 1.4 million Americans contract Salmonella, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Festive...

2010-12-16 12:43:00

Regulations Help Ensure Consistent High Quality, Safe Production of Milk HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding today thanked the Independent Regulatory Review Commission, or IRRC, for approving new regulations that bring Pennsylvania's antiquated regulatory standards for milk processing into step with national industry standards. IRRC voted on the regulations at a public meeting today. After approval by the Attorney General's...

2010-12-02 23:32:01

Raw milk is consumed by an estimated 1-3 percent of the United States population.  Raw milk and raw cheeses are responsible for almost 70 percent of reported dairy outbreaks.  On July 16, 2008, the Connecticut Department of Public Health identified two unrelated children who had experienced hemolytic uremic syndrome after consuming raw milk from the same farm.  The authors investigated the situation further and found more cases of people affected by raw milk from the same...

2010-10-18 09:44:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Safe Pac(TM) Corporation now offers USDA and FDA-approved High Pressure Pasteurization (HPP) to packers, food processors and manufacturers on a contract service basis. As the only provider of this innovative post-packaging pasteurization technology on the East Coast, using equipment manufactured by NC Hyperbaric, the European leader in high-pressure industrial equipment, Safe Pac allows customers to safely and effectively align themselves with...

2010-09-22 09:19:00

LANSING, Ill., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Just 30 days after the country's largest egg recall, demand for pasteurized shell eggs remains sky-high. To meet this demand, National Pasteurized Eggs is launching a new pack for the $500 billion convenience store marketplace. Marketed under the Safest Choice label, the twin pack features six salmonella-free shell eggs packaged specifically for convenience stores. Shelf life for these best-selling eggs is more than double than that of...

2010-08-30 08:10:00

LANSING, Ill., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer demand for safe eggs has driven retail sales of pasteurized shell eggs up by more than 50% since Aug. 16 when the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended their use to prevent illness from egg-related Salmonella Enteritidis, announced National Pasteurized Eggs (NPE). New retailers now adding NPE's Davidson's Safest Choice brand of pasteurized shell eggs include Wakefern Food Corp., with ShopRite stores along the East Coast, SaveMart...

2010-08-19 14:23:00

Two Samples Test Negative for Pathogens HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Agriculture has informed Norman Z. and Edith B. Sauder of Kutztown, Berks County, that they may resume raw milk sales from Jersey Hollow Farm after two raw milk samples taken on separate days tested negative for Salmonella. A Department of Agriculture lab found Salmonella in a milk sample taken from the dairy on July 19. The bacteria's presence violated the Milk Sanitation Law;...


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2010-09-29 17:09:53

Pasteurization, used to slow microbial growth in food, is a process of heating food or liquid to a specific temperature for a definite length of time and then cooling immediately. Louis Pasteur was the creator of the process and completed his first test with Claude Bernard in April 20, 1864. The process was conceived as a way to prevent wine and beer from souring. Mostly, commercial-scale sterilization of food is uncommon due to its poor affects on taste and quality of product. Most dairy...

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siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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