Raw Milk and Raw Cheese from a Berks County Farm Test Positive for Salmonella

Published 04/03 2012 11:25AM

Updated 04/03 2012 11:31AM

Kutztown, Berks County-The Pennsylvania Departments of Agriculture and Health are advising consumers and retailers who purchased raw milk and raw cheese from Norman Z and Edith B, Sauder Farm in Kutztown to discard or return the products immediately.
   According to the Health Department on April 1, an independent lab confirmed the products tested positive for Salmonella.

 It was found in raw milk sold in a plastic bottle and raw milk cheese with a date code of March 25, 2012.

Raw milk and raw milk cheese sales have been suspended at the facility until additional testing is completed.
The Department of Health is not aware of any illnesses related to these products.

Any person who consumed a product from the Sauder's farm in Kutztown and has symptoms should consult their physician, visit their local state health center or call 877-PA HEALTH (724-3258).

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