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Nadine Ijaz is invited to present on raw milk at B.C. Centre for Disease Control

From Nadine Ijaz in B.C.:

Nadine Ijaz with cow at raw milk rally at the B.C. provincial legislature in Victoria 2011

I am pleased to announce that I have been invited to present a special scientific Grand Rounds presentation entitled ‘Unpasteurized milk: myths and evidence’ to provincial public health staff at the BC Centre for Disease Control on Thursday May 16 from 12 noon to 1 pm.  This invitation came in light of my recent research presentation at the Fresh Milk Food Politics event in Vancouver.  Continue reading

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Listeria recall for B.C. cheese maker

This news is  just in from CBCnews.ca. And although the CBC story doesn’t mention it, our source informs us that this company’s hard cheese are made from raw milk, while their soft cheeses are made from pasteurized milk. Camembert — the type affected by the recall — is a soft cheese — thus made from pasteurized milk.

Moonstruck cheeses, from Salt Spring Island. Photo CBC news

“A warning has been issued about a brand of Camembert cheese made in B.C. that could be contaminated with potentially deadly Listeria bacteria.

The cheese was manufactured on Salt Spring Island by Moonstruck Organic Cheese, the B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) said in a release Monday. Continue reading

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