Dairy Factory Milk Recall
The New York State Department of Agriculture has announced a milk recall on some milk processed at a Binghamton dairy factory. .
According to WNBF News Radio 1290, the milk has been recalled due to improper pasteurization. It was produced at the Mountain Fresh Dairy facility of Binghamton and distributed by the Broome County based Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse.
The director of CHOW, Jack Seman says 20 of the 26 cases affected by the recall have been retrieved by the company. Six of the agencies that received the affected milk have been told to destroy it.
The New York State Department of Agriculture says the recalled milk was also distributed and sold in three New Jersey grocery stores.
The recall involves one percent low-fat milk and was packaged in half-gallon plastic containers with the container code marked "USE BY JUL 07 2017."
Proper pasteurization heats milk and eliminates pathogenic bacteria, such as listeria and salmonella.
There's been no reports of illness in connection with the milk.