More raw milk recalls in Pennsylvania

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Just days after officials in Pennsylvania urged customers to discard potentially contaminated raw milk from The Family Cow in Chambersburg, Pa., they are now warning about raw milk from another producer.

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, customers and retailers are advised to dump raw milk purchased recently from Green Acres Jersey Farm in Lebanon, Pa. Officials report that laboratory tests confirmed Listeria monocytogenes in samples collected by the department.

The farm has been ordered to stop selling raw milk until further notice. Read the full release here.

While no illnesses have been reported at this time, pregnant women are especially at risk from Listeriosis. Along with typical flu-like symptoms, Listeriosis during pregnancy can also lead to miscarriage or stillbirth.



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Madhavan C V    
Calicut Kerala South India  |  August, 12, 2013 at 11:36 PM

Dear Sir, Milk is an essential liquid food liked from infant to old age people throughout the world, utmost care is to be taken for supply of good quality milk keeping good health of citizens in mind. All countries in the world should encourage milk production, meet the entire demand of liquid milk and surplus milk to be converted into milk powder and send to the deficit countries thus earning an income to the country. More research is required to increase the shelf life of milk and milk products as they are subjected to fast perishing. With kind regards


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