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Salt Spring Island dairy goat farmer Jan Steinman talking raw milk on the radio

Click here to go to the audio feed from Jan Steinman’s interview.

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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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