Quantcast
Last updated on April 19, 2014 at 21:20 EDT

Latest raw foods Stories

2014-04-18 16:23:24

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers who purchased raw milk from Greenfield Dairy, 1450 Tittle Road, Middleburg, should discard it immediately due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture today said raw milk collected during required routine sampling by a commercial laboratory on April 8 tested positive for the bacteria. Greenfield Dairy owned by Paul Weaver, sells directly to consumers at an...

2014-03-05 12:21:51

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pasteurization of milk products is a known safety application to kill potentially harmful bacteria, however, with more consumers choosing more nutritious raw milk products, processors are challenged to provide products that are free of contaminates. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, raw milk cheese, for example, has sickened more than 500 people in the U.S. over the past decade. A recent survey by the...

2014-02-28 23:03:05

Dr. Marta Katalenas challenges parents to educate themselves on the dangers of unpasteurized dairy products before feeding them to their children. Austin, TX (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics published an article about consumption of raw milk products. In the article, the AAP recommended that infants, children and pregnant women should not drink raw milk or eat products made with raw milk because they can cause illness or death. As raw milk products...

2014-02-06 16:28:49

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Due to the significant public health risks associated with the consumption of raw milk, the two organizations representing the nation's dairy farmers and dairy companies jointly urged state lawmakers in South Dakota to reject efforts easing regulations surrounding raw milk sales directly to consumers. In a letter sent Wednesday to South Dakota state senators, the International Dairy Foods Association and the National Milk Producers...

2013-11-29 12:23:03

SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- December 1, 2013 is World AIDS Day and while the connection between HIV/AIDS (Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) and food safety may not seem obvious, it's actually crucial. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reminds consumers that the Human Immunodeficiency Virus that causes AIDS damages or destroys the body's immune system, making...

2013-11-05 12:28:01

SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- November is National Diabetes Month, spotlighting a disease that is becoming ever more common in the United States (U.S.). According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of Americans with diagnosed diabetes nearly quadrupled in the last three decades, increasing from 5.6 million to 20.9 million between 1980 and the end of 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) The U.S. Food and...

Farmers Market Chicken Found To Contain More Pathogens
2013-07-12 05:33:17

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A small-scale study from Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences reveals raw, whole chickens purchased from farmers markets throughout Pennsylvania contained significantly higher levels of foodborne illness-causing bacteria compared to those found in grocery stores in the region. The team, led by professor and food safety extension specialist in the Department of Food Science, Catherine Cutter, purchased 100 whole chickens from...

2013-05-29 12:27:32

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Departments of Agriculture and Health today advised consumers to discard raw milk produced by The Family Cow in Chambersburg, Franklin County, because of potential bacterial contamination. Agriculture and Health Department laboratory tests and several recent illnesses indicate the raw milk may contain Campylobacter bacteria. The Department of Health has confirmed five cases of confirmed Campylobacter infection in...

2013-05-02 20:22:56

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers and retailers who purchased raw milk and raw milk cheese from Stump Acres Dairy in New Salem, York County, should discard it immediately due to the risk of Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture today said raw milk collected during an April 24 investigation of the farm tested positive for the bacteria. The testing process for Listeria can take up to 10 days. Raw milk is milk that...

2013-02-28 16:27:46

OTTAWA, Feb. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Health Canada is reminding Canadians of the importance of food safety for people with weakened immune systems. When you are ill, your immune system can be weakened, which makes it harder for your body to fight off infections. Examples of people who may have weakened immune systems include transplant patients and those with diabetes, HIV, as well as some cancer patients. It is extremely important for people with weakened immune systems to avoid eating...