CALIFORNIA: Calif upholds recall of raw milk products from dairy after E-coli sends 3 children to hospital
Posted: November 17th, 2011 - 10:27am
Source: Associated Press
FRESNO, Calif. — State officials on Wednesday upheld a recall and quarantine of raw milk products from a California dairy after three children were sent to hospitals with E. coli poisoning in the nation’s latest outbreak related to the unpasteurized product.
The ruling came at a hearing by the California Department of Food and Agriculture after the owner of Organic Pastures Dairy Co. appealed for the recall to be lifted.
“This happened two to three months ago and all of our milk, including the milk these kids actually drank, is testing fine,” company owner Mark McAfee said.
The company sells 2,400 gallons of raw milk a day in California. It does not ship any milk products to other states.