Epicurean Butter LLC of Thornton, CO, is recalling its 3.5-ounce tubs of ” Wegmans Lemon Dill Finishing Butter” food because of  a recall from their frozen dill supplier, SupHerb Farms, because of potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

The recalled products were distributed at Wegmans Food Markets in New York, Pennsylvania, New

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Public Health England researchers have looked at the microbiological quality of raw drinking milk and unpasteurized dairy products over a six-year period.

Findings highlight the public health risk associated with these items and provide further justification for continued surveillance and controls during production and throughout the food chain, according to
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The risk of Listeria monocytogenes growth in raw milk butter is low if the pH drops below a certain level after so long, according to one study by Belgian experts.

The Scientific Committee provides opinions on risk assessment and management in areas covered by the Federal Agency for the Safety
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Government inspectors found Listeria monocytogenes in a sample of St Laurent brand butter, spurring the company Maurice St-Laurent Limitée to recall an undisclosed amount of the butter.

“Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled product should be thrown out or returned to the store where
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Butter is now defined in Ireland as a churned-cream dairy product consisting primarily of milk fat, water, non-fat milk material and if necessary, salt, according to Dr. Pat O’Mahon, the Food Safety Authority of Ireland’s chief specialist in food technology. The new official definition comes from a recently published guidance
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