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Claravale Farm Raw Goat Milk Linked to Three Campylobacteriosis Cases

Health officials in Orange County, CA, have confirmed three cases of campylobacteriosis infection associated with consumption of raw goat milk distributed by Claravale Farm of San Benito County, CA. All three patients are young children younger than 5. One patient was hospitalized, and all of them are expected to recover. The raw goat milk was… Continue Reading

CA Issues Public Health Warning About Raw Milk

The state with the largest retail sales of raw milk in the United States is warning consumers that the consumption of unpasteurized (raw) dairy products may cause serious illness. The warning from Dr. Karen Smith, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and State Health Officer, was issued because six Northern California residents… Continue Reading

Raw Milk Products Recalled in CA for Campylobacter Contamination

Raw milk products produced by Claravale Farm of San Benito County, CA, are subject to a statewide recall and quarantine order announced by California State Veterinarian Dr. Annette Jones on Sunday. The order follows a positive test for Campylobacter in the farm’s raw milk and raw cream from samples collected by the California Department of… Continue Reading

California Lifts Quarantine on Claravale Farm Raw Milk

California State Veterinarian Dr. Annette Whiteford lifted a statewide quarantine Thursday on raw milk produced by Claravale Farm, while the state Department of Public Health said it is still conducting an epidemiological investigation of reported clusters of Campylobacter infection associated with consumption of unpasteurized milk products. No illnesses have been definitively attributed to the San… Continue Reading

California Orders Recall of Claravale Farm Raw Milk

Lab tests have confirmed the presence of Campylobacter bacteria in raw cream from Claravale Farm in California, according to state officials who have quarantined and issued a statewide recall notice for all the raw milk, raw nonfat milk and raw cream produced by the San Benito County dairy. “Consumers are strongly urged to discard any… Continue Reading

California Still Investigating Claravale Farm Raw Milk

Health officials in the Golden State say an investigation into a Campylobacter outbreak associated with raw milk from Claravale Farm is continuing, but is not over. “The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is conducting an epidemiologic investigation, ” according to a statement.   “CDPH cannot provide any other details until the investigation is completed.”… Continue Reading

Raw Milk Dairy Under Investigation for Campylobacter Outbreak

Campylobacter may have struck yet another raw-milk dairy. Claravale Farm, one of the two state-licensed commercial raw milk dairies in California, is being investigated for the possibility that some of its milk was contaminated with Campylobacter, an infectious disease that can cause serious gastric problems and in some cases can be life-threatening.  Raw milk is… Continue Reading