Midland Farms milk recalled due to improper pasteurization

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Midland Farms milk recallMidland Farms of Menands, N.Y., is recalling a number of milk products due to potentially improper pasteurization, New York State Agriculture Commissioner Patrick Hooker announced. Pasteurization heats milk to eliminate pathogenic bacteria, such as Listeria and Salmonella.

The recalled milk products are sold in plastic containers and marketed under the brand names Midland Farms, Corrado's Market, Jersey Dairy Farms and Trade Fair Premium. All the recalled milk is stamped with the plant code 36-1661, as well as a black date code near the top of the container.


The recalled milk was sold in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Rhode Island.

The problem was detected by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets' milk inspectors on Sept. 7, 2010, when they discovered malfunctioning pasteurization equipment at the Menands plant.

While the recalled products have not been found to be contaminated with any harmful pathogens, the company is voluntarily recalling all production as a precautionary measure.

No illnesses have been reported and consumers are warned not to use or consume the recalled products, even if it does not appear or smell spoiled.

The Midland milk listed by the FDA as recalled include:
Gallons:
  • "Midland Farms Milk" with the date code SEP24
  • "Midland Farms Reduced Fat, 2% Milk Fat Milk" with the date code SEP24
  • "Midland Farms Low Fat, 1% Milk Fat Milk" with the date code SEP24
  • "Midland Farms Fat Free Milk" with the date code SEP24
  • "Corrado's Milk" with the date code SEP24
  • "Corrado's Market Reduced Fat, 2% Milk Fat Milk" with the date code SEP24
  • "Corrado's Market Low Fat 1% Milk Fat Milk" with the date code SEP24
  • "Corrado's Market Fat Free Milk" with the date code SEP24
  • "Jersey Dairy Farms Vitamin D Milk" with the date code SEP24
  • "Trade Fair Premium Milk" with the date code SEP24
  • "Trade Fair Premium Reduced Fat, 2% Milk Fat Milk" with the date code SEP24
  • "Trade Fair Premium Low Fat, 1% Milk Fat Milk" with the date code SEP24
  • "Trade Fair Premium Fat Free Milk" with the date code SEP24
Half-Gallons:
  • "Midland Farms Milk" with the date code SEP24
  • "Midland Farms Reduced Fat, 2% Milk Fat Milk" with the date code SEP24
  • "Midland Farms Low Fat, 1% Milk Fat Milk" with the date code SEP24
  • "Midland Farms Fat Free Milk" with the date code SEP24
  • "Jersey Dairy Farms Vitamin D Milk" with the date code SEP24
Quarts:
  • "Midland Farms Fresh Whole Milk" with SELLBY 9/24/10
  • "Midland Farms Reduced Fat Milk" with SELLBY 9/24/10
  • "Midland Farms Fresh Low Fat Milk" with SELLBY 9/24/10
  • "Midland Farms Fresh Fat Free Milk" with SELLBY 9/24/10
Recalled Pints:
  • "Midland Farms Whole Milk" with SELLBY 9/24/10
Consumers who bought any of the recalled products should return them to the place of purchase or discard them. Consumers with questions may call Midland Farms at 518-436-7038.
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