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2009-02-24 16:47:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Swiss Villa Dairy Farm in Lykens, Dauphin County, has tested negative for Listeria monocytogenes contamination and resumed sales of raw milk on Feb. 24, Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff said today. Raw milk is milk that has not been pasteurized. Pennsylvania farms selling raw milk must be permitted and have samples of their milk laboratory tested due to the health risks associated with consuming the unpasteurized products. Samples...

2009-02-20 13:36:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State Health Secretary Everette James today advised consumers who purchased raw milk from Dean Farms in New Castle, Lawrence County, doing business as Pasture Maid Creamery, LLC, to immediately discard the raw milk due to potential bacterial contamination. Raw milk is milk that has not been pasteurized. Dean Farms sells directly to consumers who provide their own bottles. The business is not related to Dean's Dairy in Sharpsville, Mercer...

2009-02-17 16:20:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers who purchased raw milk from the Swiss Villa Dairy Farm in Lykens, Dauphin County, at any time after Feb. 9 are advised to discard it immediately due to the risk of Listeria monocytogenes contamination, Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff said today.   Raw milk has not been pasteurized or homogenized.   No illnesses have been reported as a result of the potential contamination, but if people who consumed the raw milk...

2009-01-20 14:25:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers who purchased raw milk from the Conestoga Valley Dairy Farm in Ephrata, Lancaster County, should discard it immediately due to the risk of Salmonella contamination, Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff said today. Raw milk has not been pasteurized to kill disease-causing bacteria or homogenized. Pennsylvania farms selling raw milk must have a permit and have product samples tested in a laboratory due to the health risks associated...

2008-12-17 01:22:21

The sale of raw milk was illegal in 26 states as of 2006, but those who oppose pasteurization have found ways to circumvent the law, U.S. reseachers say. The study, published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, finds that an average of 5.2 outbreaks per year linked to raw milk occurred in the United States from 1993 to 2006 -- more than double the rate in the previous 19 years. Study co-authors Jeffrey T. LeJeune and Paivi J. Rajala-Schultz of the College of Veterinary Medicine...

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2008-11-17 09:30:00

Raw milk is illegal in many countries as it can be contaminated with potentially harmful microbes. Contamination can also spoil the milk, making it taste bitter and turn thick and sticky. Now scientists have discovered new species of bacteria that can grow at low temperatures, spoiling raw milk even when it is refrigerated. According to research published in the November issue of the International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, the microbial population of raw milk is...

2008-09-21 03:00:21

By Smith, Pamela Accetta Post-packaging pasteurization technologies to extend shelf life and retain product quality and safety are receiving more attention than ever. The increasing awareness of the danger of foodborne pathogens has promoted the search for new cost-effective methods of post-packaging pasteurization (PPP), especially in the meat and poultry industry. Thus, several developments in packaging have been initiated in response to these technologies. PPP is designed to control...

2008-09-12 15:00:22

By TOM MEADE Terri Lawton is one of several Massachusetts dairy farmers opening their farms for the Northeast Organic Farming Association's Raw Milk Dairy Day tomorrow from noon to 4 p.m. The Oake Knoll Ayrshire and Holstein cows at Lawton's Family Farm in Foxboro graze on grass, and they do not receive hormones or antibiotics. Their milk is not pasteurized. Lawton sells it raw. "Since we started selling raw milk and cheese, the farm's viability has increased tenfold," says the...

2008-07-30 15:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the release of the 2000 School Health Policies and Programs Study, significant progress has been made in removing junk food from America's schools. This fall, with Salmonella outbreaks unresolved, picking food items that are both healthy and safe to place in children's lunch boxes will be a top concern for parents. Food Safety 101 -- Processing is key. Most consumers understand that canned and jarred foods are safe, but are unaware of a...

2008-07-23 09:00:50

By Regine Labossiere, The Hartford Courant, Conn. Jul. 23--SIMSBURY -- The Town Farm Dairy has stopped producing and selling milk and milk products indefinitely after four people contracted E. coli, possibly linked to raw milk they bought from the Simsbury farm, officials said. Deputy First Selectman John Hampton said the four people fell ill in the past few days and a couple of them were hospitalized. The one thing the four had in common was drinking raw milk they bought at the Town...


Latest Pasteurization Reference Libraries

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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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