Raw goat milk produced and packaged by Valley Milk Simply Bottled of Stanislaus County, CA, is the subject of a statewide recall and quarantine order announced by California State Veterinarian Dr. Annette Jones.  

The quarantine order came following the confirmed detection of the bacteria Campylobacter jejuni in the farm’s packaged

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State and local health departments went for months with no concerns other than the pandemic. But this summer, they are finding the time and personnel to work on other public health issues.

Hawaii, for example, has had an embargo underway for unpasteurized goat milk. The Hawaii Department of Health’s Food
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Officials in Hawaii are clamping down on retailers that sell raw goat’s milk, using the threat of seizure and fines up to $10,000 per day.

The state Department of Health has embargoed raw milk products, which it says are not safe for human consumption, according to a public warning from
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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.
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At least 11 people in Idaho were sickened with Cryptosporidiosis in August 2014 after consuming unpasteurized goat’s milk, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-images-goat-milk-image24057054This is the first public announcement of outbreak. The outbreak first came to the attention of health
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