Washington Dairy Recalls Cream Amid Listeria Scare

The Columbian newspaper in Vancouver reports that no illnesses have been reported, but routine testing by the state Department of Agriculture found listeria bacteria in raw cream produced by Spanish Sonrise Dairy in Yacolt.

YACOLT, Wash. (AP) — A dairy in southwestern Washington is voluntarily recalling raw milk and cream amid worries about listeria contamination.

The Columbian newspaper in Vancouver reports that no illnesses have been reported, but routine testing by the state Department of Agriculture found listeria bacteria in raw cream produced by Spanish Sonrise Dairy in Yacolt.

The dairy is recalling all raw cow milk, goat milk and cream with expiration dates between April 16 and 21. The dairy is recalling the milk as a precaution. No milk tested positive for the bacteria.

The products were sold at Amboy Market, Sonrise Market in Dollars Corner, New Seasons Market in Vancouver, Camas Produce and Arnada Naturals in Vancouver.

Listeria can be dangerous for pregnant women and people with weakened immune systems.

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