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2010-05-07 13:45:00

Raw Milk Enthusiasts Slam Proposed State Ban on Raw Milk Buying Clubs Press Conference Precedes 10 AM Public Hearing at Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources BOSTON, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Raw milk enthusiasts and dairy farmers will bring a cow to Boston Common for a "Raw Milk Drink In" and gather on State House steps for press conference. The raw milk rally comes as the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) attempts to restrict the delivery of...

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...

2010-04-26 12:38:00

Consumers Urged to Discard Recent Purchases from Farms to Avoid Health Risks HARRISBURG, Pa., April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Agriculture today suspended permits that allow the Elmer Z. and Martha B. King farm in Aaronsburg, Centre County, and Cedar Hollow Farm in Mill Hall, Clinton County, to sell raw milk for human consumption after test samples revealed potentially harmful pathogen levels. The department is urging consumers who recently purchased raw milk from...

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...

2009-11-16 10:42:00

Other Requests: Harmonize Regulations and Avoid Duplicate Fees WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although unpasteurized, or raw, milk products pose a significant food safety hazard, facilities producing these products are not covered by any of the food safety regulations proposed so far this year by Congress. These facilities also remain exempt from existing regulations enforced by all states, which are know as the Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO), that set the standard for...

2009-09-16 03:00:00

HILLEROD, Denmark, September 16 /PRNewswire/ -- FOSS has extended the availability of software functionality that helps to spot adulterated raw milk. The software allows MilkoScan(TM) analysers based on Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) technology to be programmed to give a warning of possible abnormalities in raw milk samples. MilkoScan instruments are already used around the world to check milk for payment and quality assurance purposes. Raw milk containing abnormalities is a...

2009-07-22 13:00:44

Research undertaken by the Universities of Reading, Cardiff and Bristol has found that drinking milk ´ can lessen the chances of dying from illnesses such as coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke by up to 15-20 %.In recent times milk has often been portrayed by the media as an unhealthy food. The study, led by Professor Peter Elwood (Cardiff University) together with Professor Ian Givens from the University of Reading's Food Chain and Health Research Theme, aimed to...

2009-07-10 13:48:00

MINNEAPOLIS, July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Plainview Milk Products Cooperative, Plainview, Minnesota, continues to execute a voluntary recall of instant nonfat dried milk, whey protein, fruit stabilizers and gums (thickening agents) while making improvements to the dry ingredients production area in preparation for reinspection. Testing by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and U.S. Department of Agriculture of the Plainview products affected by the recall has not found any contamination and...


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