December 17th, 2010
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All Sally Jackson Cheeses are being recalled because they may be contaminated with E.coli, the Food and Drug Administration announced Friday.

The cheeses from the company are made from raw cows', goats', and sheep milk. They do not carry labels or bar codes, because they are wrapped in leaves and tied with twine. The cheeses are all soft raw milk cheeses, and were distributed nationwide to restaurants, distributors, and retail stores.

Previous outbreaks have linked E.coli to raw dairy products, according to research.

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  1. reiki center

    This could be the best article online!!!

    November 28, 2011 at 4:32 pm | Reply
  2. dylan

    Pasteurizing the milk products denatures the proteins and kills ALL the healthy bacteria. I'm sure all of you, since youre so well versed in raw dairy matters, will remember one incident in which the head of a raw dairy farm inoculated his raw milk with E coli, listeria, and salmonella, then DRANK IT. And he didn't get sick. the natural bacterial defenses of the raw milk killed the pathogens.

    The best thing you can do to avoid getting sick??? DON'T EAT SHIT FOOD AND KEEP YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM SUPERCHARGED

    January 13, 2011 at 2:46 pm | Reply
  3. vapor

    i like to start arguments in this dumb forum. if anyone wants to fight verbally just respond stupidly to this post and then we can go to war. i will verbally shred you and you will cry and want to dye. i am the master of verbal humiliation. you are the expert in getting verbally shredded, so play your part today by posting a response. then check back later and you will have been ripped into by my verbal talons. everyone who reads this wil know you are an utter fool

    January 10, 2011 at 4:28 am | Reply
  4. L. Moon

    While eating organically and consuming "raw" vegetables, grass fed meats, free-range poultry/eggs, dairy, and the like may be healthy and may help cleanse our systems of years of exposure to dyes and preservatives by opting new dietary trends; this yet, goes to show it also poses risks. Just because things are labled "organic" or "raw" do not mean that the environments they come from are always sterile, safe, and free of the possibility of life threatening bacteria.

    December 19, 2010 at 12:59 am | Reply
    • A. Hole

      Thank you for the very "dry" comment.

      December 19, 2010 at 5:35 pm | Reply
  5. David44

    Soft cheeses are also often contaminated with Listeria, a bacterium which attacks the brain among other sites. Anyone who eats unpasteurized dairy products is playing Russian roulette. There is no scientifically supported reason to avoid pasteurized products. L\Significant loss of nutritional value is a bogus claim.

    December 18, 2010 at 1:35 pm | Reply
    • MeatEater

      There are no scientifically supported reasons to do a lot of things. We're all going to die someday. Quit crying and eat the cheese...

      December 19, 2010 at 5:32 pm | Reply
    • KatieMAC

      Only 8 people in over 200 years have died from cheese contaminated with Listeria. It is VERY rare. Not like playing Russian Roulette at all. You must work for the Dairy Association which has been compaigning intensely to eliminate all raw milk from retail.

      December 20, 2010 at 12:37 pm | Reply
      • Andrew

        Only 8 confirmed deaths from L. monocytogenes in 200 yrs. That is the most ridiculous thing i have ever heard. We didn't even realize it was a food borne disease until 1981, we didn't even know what bacteria were 200 years ago. Please shut your mouth unless you know what you are talking about. Correcting disinformation is that most annoying part of being in the food industry.

        December 21, 2010 at 11:03 pm | Reply
    • dylan

      Please, explain how the loss of nutritional value from pasteurization is bogus. The milk is stripped of its enzymatic activity entirely, all the proteins are denatured, and all beneficial bacteria is killed. From the nutritional standpoint of 50 years ago, i.e. not paying attention to enzymatic content, purely mineral and crude nutritional content, it is "the same", although it has been boiled to death and will no longer be healthy to consume. I'd rather take my chances with E.Coli/salmonella/Listeria

      January 13, 2011 at 2:50 pm | Reply
  6. CherylK

    Thank you. Another great reason to follow eatocracy on Twitter...quick notices.

    December 17, 2010 at 3:28 pm | Reply

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