Pride & Joy raw milk sold in Puget Sound area recalled

Pride & Joy raw milk sold in Puget Sound area recalled

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Pride & Joy raw milk sold in Puget Sound area recalled


by KING 5 News

Posted on September 19, 2011 at 11:32 AM

Updated Friday, Jan 4 at 10:44 AM

GRANGER, Wash. – Pride & Joy creamery is recalling raw milk sold in King, Pierce, Snohomish and Skagit counties because it may be contaminated with E.coli bacteria.

The Washington state Department of Agriculture says Pride & Joy Raw Cow's Milk bearing expiration dates of 9/30/2011 and 9/31/11 has been recalled. The milk is sold in gallon, half gallon and quart containers.

The recalled raw milk was sold from the on-farm store at 2145 Liberty Road in Granger and from the following locations:

2804 Grand Avenue
Everett, WA 98201

18001 Bothell-Everett
Suite 109
Bothell, WA 98012

Marlene's Market
2951 S. 38th St.
Tacoma, WA 98409

Marlene's Market
2565 S. Gateway Center Place
Federal Way, WA 98003

Skagit Valley Food
202 S. 1st Street
Mt. Vernon, WA 98273

Manna Mills
21705 66th Ave, West
Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043

Madison Market
1600 Madison
Seattle, WA 98122

Nature's Market
26011 104th Ave, SE
Kent, WA 98030

Sunshine Corner Nutrition
15220 SE 272th, Suite F
Kent, WA 98042

Consumers who have purchased Pride & Joy raw milk with expiration dates of 9/30/2011 and 9/31/11 are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (509) 854-1389.

The Dept. of Agriculture and other public health officials are investigating whether anyone got sick drinking the milk.

E. coli may cause severe diarrhea, stomach cramps and bloody stool. Symptoms generally appear three to four days after exposure, but can take as long as nine days to appear. Anyone experiencing these symptoms should contact a doctor immediately.