Monday, September 22, 2008
Source of Article: http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/story?section=news/health&id=6402323
Dairy in Telford,
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has lifted its suspension on sales, after tests showed no evidence of any dangerous bacteria.
The department suspended the farms permit September 12, after reports that people who purchased raw milk from the dairy had campylobacter, an intestinal bacteria. Tests of at least 9 people showed signs of the bacteria. A number of others complained of illnesses, but weren't tested.
Samples taken from the farm from September 11 to 16 were negative for campylobacter, and an inspection of the farm on September 18 was satisfactory.
As a precaution, samples from the farm will be tested for the next three weeks.
& Drug Administration, state farm agencies, and raw milk producers have
been at odds in recent years over the growing popularity of the unpasteurized
milk. There are now 115 sellers in
Last week, the Pennsylvania Department of Health released a statement saying in part.... " raw milk is an inherently unsafe produce regardless of how it is produced."
the milk are illegal in
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