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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...

2010-10-21 00:00:40

Goat Milk Stuff's PJ Jonas wrote about environmentally-friendly GMS goat milk soap in The Indianapolis Star. Charlestown, IN (Vocus) October 20, 2010 Goat Milk Stuffâ“ž¢ announced that "Going green has worked well for the environment and our Goat Milk Stuff business of all-natural goat milk soap." The Indianapolis Star newspaper showcased the business in an article by PJ Jonas, co-founder of the company that makes and markets homemade, all-natural,...

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;...

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...

2010-07-07 13:14:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Agriculture today advised consumers who purchased aged hard cheddar cheese made with raw milk from Milky Way Farm in Troy, Bradford County, to discard the product immediately because of potential bacterial contamination. The Bureau of Food Safety has identified 20 pounds of raw milk cheddar cheese that entered the consumer market. Aged hard cheese may be legally manufactured in Pennsylvania from milk that has not been...

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...

2010-06-25 11:23:00

MADISON, Wis., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following remarks by Assistant Attorney General Christine Varney were released today by the U.S. Department of Justice: It is a great pleasure to be here in Madison, Wisconsin to discuss the important issues facing the dairy industry today. Dairy farming has been a vital American industry since before there was an Antitrust Division, and we are here today to learn about the forces buffeting this important economic sector, and what the...

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....

2010-06-15 16:03:49

Strict milk quality tests had drawn a national attention throughout China in the wake of the baby formula milk powder contamination incident. The individual classic markers for milk quality control, particularly protein concentration, are easy to be manipulated and it is difficult to use these markers to monitor the raw milk content in formula milk and various milk products. The findings, published this week in Cell Research, could lead to a completely new standard for milk quality control,...

2010-05-09 09:10:29

Munich researchers develop fast, inexpensive testing system No one wants antibiotic residues in their milk. But antibiotics are sometimes used even in the dairy barn. The routine tests conducted nowadays take hours to produce a result and do not test for all of the typical antibiotics. This gap can now be closed, thanks to a fully automated minilab developed by scientists from the TUM in cooperation with the LMU Muenchen and gwk Praezisionstechnik GmbH. Even at the best of farms, including...


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