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2010-08-19 09:36:00

LANSING, Ill., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago-based National Pasteurized Eggs today ramped up production of its industry-leading salmonella-free Davidson's Safest Choice Pasteurized Shell Eggs as federal health officials expanded the recall of eggs linked to salmonella enteritidis to 380 million. On Tuesday, the FDA advised use of pasteurized shell and liquid eggs to help retailers and food service outlets, along with consumers, avoid contracting dangerous egg-related salmonella...

2010-08-18 09:49:00

LANSING, Ill., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Administration has now advised use of pasteurized shell and liquid eggs to help retailers and food service outlets, along with consumers, to avoid contracting dangerous egg-related salmonella enteritdis (SE). The announcement can be downloaded at http://www.fda.gov/Food/NewsEvents/WhatsNewinFood/ucm222684.htm. The recommendation was made amid news of a massive recall of shell eggs and a CDC report that since May 2010, there has...

2010-08-06 14:11:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Agriculture today advised consumers who purchased raw milk from Norman Z. and Edith B. Sauder, of Jersey Hollow Farm in Kutztown, Berks County, to discard the product immediately because of potential bacterial contamination. Raw milk is milk that has not been pasteurized. A Department of Agriculture lab found Salmonella in a milk sample taken from the dairy on July 19, 2010. The bacteria's presence violates the Milk...

2010-07-09 09:24:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says that as many as 79,000 illnesses and 30 deaths due to consumption of eggs contaminated with the bacterium Salmonella Enteritidis may be avoided each year with new food safety requirements for large-scale egg producers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) The new food safety requirements will become effective on...

2010-06-30 10:00:00

Two Samples Test Negative for Pathogens HARRISBURG. Pa., June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Agriculture has informed Alvin J. Stoltzfus, of Paradise, Lancaster County, that his raw milk permit has been reinstated, and that he may once again sell raw milk after two samples taken on separate days from his dairy tested negative for Listeria monocytogenes. The department discovered potentially harmful levels of the pathogen in milk samples taken from the farm on June 7. No...

2010-06-16 11:07:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Agriculture today advised consumers who purchased raw milk from Alvin J. Stoltzfus, of Paradise, Lancaster County, to discard the product immediately because of potential bacterial contamination. Raw milk is milk that has not been pasteurized. A Department of Agriculture lab found Listeria monocytogenese in a milk sample taken from the dairy on June 7. The bacteria's presence violates the Milk Sanitation Law. Mr....

2010-05-06 16:24:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Agriculture has informed Elmer Z. and Martha B. King of Aaronsburg, Centre County, that they may once again sell raw milk after two Pennsylvania-approved laboratory tests showed negative for Listeria monocytogenes. In late April, test samples revealed potentially harmful levels of the pathogen. No illnesses were reported as a result of the potential milk contamination. Before allowing sales to resume, the department took...

2010-04-08 09:43:00

Department of Health Receives New Reports of Sickened Consumers; Urges Public to Discard Products HARRISBURG, Pa., April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- - The Department of Agriculture today announced that the permit for Pasture Maid Creamery in New Castle, Lawrence County, to sell raw milk for human consumption was suspended April 5 after testing found Campylobacter in its raw milk samples. Raw milk is milk that has not been pasteurized. The Department of Health has recently received new...

2010-03-26 11:00:00

Latest outbreak of campylobacteriosis in Midwest is linked to unpasteurized product SILVER SPRING, Md., March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, along with several state agencies, is alerting consumers to an outbreak of campylobacteriosis associated with drinking raw milk. At least 12 confirmed illnesses have been recently reported in Michigan. Symptoms of campylobacteriosis include diarrhea, abdominal pain and fever. (Logo:...

2010-03-25 14:48:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania departments of Agriculture and Health today advised consumers who purchased raw milk from Pasture Maid Creamery in New Castle, Lawrence County, to discard the product immediately because of potential bacterial contamination. Raw milk is milk that has not been pasteurized. A Department of Agriculture lab found the Campylobacter bacteria in a recent milk sample taken from the dairy as part of a human illness...


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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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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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