Vulto Creamery Sold Raw Milk Cheeses that sickened 8 and killed 2, Therefore it was ordered to stop sales for food safety violations

On March 30, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York entered ruling that Vulto a New York raw milk cheese company whose products were linked to a multi-state Listeria monocytogenes outbreak not to manufacture its ready-to-eat aged soft, semi-soft and hard cheeses until it complies with food safety regulations.FDA investigators also found unsanitary conditions at Vulto Creamery’s facility. Before the company can resume operations, the ruling requires it, to retain an independent laboratory to collect and analyze environmental and finished samples for the presence of L. monocytogenes, retain an independent expert and develop a program to control L. mono, and eliminate unsanitary conditions at its facility. Earlier this year, the FDA, in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, state, and local officials, investigated a multi-state outbreak of listeriosis that was eventually linked to soft cheese produced by Vulto Creamery. Eight people were infected from four states, and two people died. @ https://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm603372.htm?utm_campaign=04022018_PR_Vulto%20cheese%20CD&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">https://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm603372.htm?utm_campaign=04022018_PR_Vulto%20cheese%20CD&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua
New York raw milk cheese company ordered to stop sales for food safety violations

FDA announces an enforcement action taken against Vulto Creamery of New York. The company cannot sell ready-to-eat raw cheese product until it complies with the consent decree. Vulto was linked to an outbreak last year.

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