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E. Coli Contaminated Egg Nog Recalled

Cal Poly Creamery of San Luis Obispo, CA is recalling its quart-sized bottles of Farmstead Made Eggnog after a sample was found to be contaminated with E. coli.


The contamination was noted Wednesday after routine testing, the university reported on its website. Production of Cal Poly eggnog has been suspended while the California Department of Food and Agriculture and the Cal Poly Creamery continue their investigation into the cause of the problem.

Cal Poly has engaged an independent laboratory to conduct more analysis to determine the specific strain of E. coli present.

No illnesses have been reported.

The recalled product is marked with the expiration dates Dec. 10 and Dec. 17 printed in blue on the top of the lid and may have been purchased at one of the following retailers:

– Scolari’s Foods in Paso Robles, Pismo Beach and San Luis Obispo, CA

– Spencer’s Fresh Markets in Atascadero, Arroyo Grande, Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo and Santa Maria, CA

– SLO Fresh Market in San Luis Obispo, CA

– Cal Poly Campus Store and Village Market on the Cal Poly Campus in San Luis Obispo, CA

The recalled product includes 917 one-quart bottles code dated Dec. 10, which were distributed Wednesday, Nov. 23 and 11 bottles code dated Dec. 17, which were distributed Tuesday, Nov. 29. 

Bottles marked with earlier expiration dates are not affected by the recall.

Customers whopurchased the eggnog dated Dec. 10 or Dec. 17 may return it to the place of purchase for a refund.

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