The New York State Agriculture Commissioner stated that 1% low fat milk produced by Mountain Fresh Dairy in Binghamton, New York is being recalled for improper pasteurization. The notice states, “Proper pasteurization heats milk in order to effectively eliminate all pathogenic bacteria, such as Listeria and Salmonella.” No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The recalled 1% low fat milk was sold at three grocery stores in Lakewood and Jackson, New Jersey: NPGS (The Co-op) at 2080 West County Line Road in Jackson, 231 Main Street in Lakewood, and 152 James Street in Lakewood.
The milk was sold under the name Mountain Fresh.
It was also distributed by the Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse (CHOW) in Broome County, New York.
The product was packaged in a half-gallon, plastic container with the container code: USE BY JUL 07 2017.
If you purchased this product, do not consume it. Throw it away in a sealed or double bagged package so other people can’t eat it.