Raw milk, raw nonfat milk and raw cream produced by Claravale Farm of San Benito County are 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 campylobacter bacteria in Claravale Farm’s raw milk and raw cream from samples collected and tested by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH).
Consumers are strongly urged to dispose of any product remaining in their refrigerators with code dates of “MAR 28” and earlier, and retailers are to pull those products immediately from their shelves.
In the U.S., norovirus is the leading cause of illness from contaminated food or water – but food isn’t the only way people get this illness. It also spreads easily from person to person and spreads quickly in groups of people.
Waste Not OC is a coalition of food banks, health care representatives, restaurants, food distributors and community leaders dedicated to meeting the nutritional needs of the community and ending food insecurity. Click on the header to learn more about the program and how to get involved. Information regarding food donations can be found here.
To learn more about Environmental Health's involvement in the coalition, please click on the video below.
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