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The Meadow Gold Dairy plant in Boise, Idaho is voluntarily recalling some of its dairy products due to insufficient pasteurization according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent June 2.
The Defense Commissary Agency has publicized this recall notice to all its stores, said Richard Stith, the lead consumer safety officer for DeCA headquarters at Fort Lee, Virginia. Whenever a commissary has a recalled product in its inventory, the product is immediately removed from store shelves.
"We have learned that the commissary carries some of the products listed in the recall," Stith said. "The stores are currently pulling those items from the shelves." DeCA food safety officials are monitoring this recall for any updates.
The following products are affected by this recall:
- Meadow Gold "Old Style" Whipping Cream, pint: UPC number 1570013313, date code of June 24, 2016, and a plant code of 16-05.
- Meadow Gold DairyPure Whipping Cream, half pint: UPC number 1570010018, date code of June 24, 2016, and plant code of 16-05.
- Meadow Gold DairyPure Whipping Cream, quart: Package UPC 1570013210, date of June 24, 2016, and plant code of 16-05.
- Meadow Gold DairyPure Half and Half, quart: Package UPC 4190007913, date of June 17, 2016, and plant code of 16-05.
- Meadow Gold DairyPure Whipping Cream, gallon: Package UPC 1570016615, date of June 24, 2016, and plant code 16-05.
Under processed products potentially bear pathogens present in raw milk, including Salmonella, Campylobacter, Listeria, and/or E. coli and, if ingested, could cause serious or life threatening issues.
Customers should return this product to the commissary of purchase for a full refund.
Questions about this recall can be directed to Meadow Gold Dairy Consumer Affairs Hotline at 1-800-587-2259.