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2009-02-26 16:10:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dean Farms in New Castle, Lawrence County, has tested negative for Campylobacter contamination and resumed sales of raw milk on Feb. 26, Pennsylvania 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.  ...

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...

2009-01-27 09:32:00

AMERSFOORT, The Netherlands, January 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, dairy company Royal FrieslandCampina presented its logo. The new logo represents FrieslandCampina's ambition: to get more out of milk by producing food, drinks and ingredients that helps people move forward in life. A pure white centre radiates a spectrum of colours and these colours represent the endless possibilities of milk. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090127/336160 ) The new logo stands for...

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...

2008-12-31 12:41:47

Unpasteurized milk and unpasteurized milk products should not be consumed to prevent milk-borne infections, U.S. federal health officials said. Eating fresh cheese at a fair in Kansas was the only recent exposure associated with illness. Of 101 persons who ate the cheese, 66 percent became ill, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report said. On October 26, 2007, a family health clinic nurse informed the Kansas Department of Health and...

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...

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2008-10-14 15:55:00

A news report on Tuesday said China is ordering all liquid and powdered milk manufactured before Sept. 14 to be taken off the shelves for melamine testing. This marks the first time Beijing has issued a blanket recall of products since the tainted dairy scandal broke last month. Since four babies died and tens of thousands of children were sickened after drinking tainted milk, China has taken a series of measures to allay worries over the quality of Chinese products and restore consumer...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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