Apple Valley Creamery of Pennsylvania is issuing a recall on all raw milk.A routine lab test has shown this raw milk has tested positive for campylobacter. Campylobacter is a foodborne pathogen that can result in an upset stomach and diarrhea, especially in people with weakened immune systems, the elderly, and young children.
Apple Valley Creamery sells directly to customers at an on-farm retail store and through home delivery services. Several retail facilities in Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry counties also carry the creamery’s products. The packaged raw milk is sold under the Apple Valley Creamery label in half gallon and quart glass containers with the sell-by dates of Feb. 9 and Feb. 11. It is labeled as “raw milk.”
If you have purchased raw milk with this date, please discard any unused portion or return it to Apple Valley Creamery for a full refund.Their pasteurized milk is safe to drink because the pasteurization process kills any harmful bacteria.
Pennsylvania has had three raw milk recalls sense 2012. One of them sickened 81 people. In the US 97% of milk recalls are from raw milk even thought only a small portion of the population drinks raw milk.