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June 17, 2002

Berkely Farms Has Recalled Milk Products

(SafetyAlerts) - HAYWARD?Berkeley Farms has recalled several milk products due to detection of antibiotics. The recall involves milk processed at plants in Hayward and San Leandro and distributed throughout California under several brand names.

CDFA inspectors detected the antibiotics during routine sampling, and are working with the company to carry out a full recall of all affected products. To date, no illnesses have been reported. If an allergic reaction by those sensitive to antibiotics is suspected, consumers are encouraged to consult a physician immediately.

The recall involves the following brands of milk bearing plant codes of 06-407 or 06-21: Berkeley Farms, Dairy Dawn, Ralphs, Mountain Dairy, Sysco (Wholesome Farms), Smart & Final, Albertsons, Good Day, and Best Yet. California consumers who have recently purchased these brands of milk imprinted with these plant codes are encouraged to call the company at 1-888-647-3326, or check the detailed recall chart (below) to determine if their purchase is covered by the recall. Consumers should discard the milk or return it to the store for a refund.

Product Type Container Sizes ?Sell by? Date
Extra Rich Milk
Vitamin D Milk
2% Reduced Fat Milk
1% Low Fat Milk
Fat Free Milk
Manufacturing Cream
Heavy Whipping Cream
Half and Half
1% Low Fat Chocolate Milk
½ Gallon
½ Pint
5 Gallon
1/3 Quart
4 oz.
June 24
June 25
June 26
June 27
Vitamin D Milk
2% Reduced Fat Milk
1% Low Fat Milk
Fat Free Milk
Chocolate Milk
Low Fat Chocolate Milk
Low Fat Strawberry Milk
½ Pint
June 28
June 29
1% Low Fat Buttermilk ½ Gallon
½ Pint
July 2

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Health Professional:

Did you know?
During 2000 there were over
1050 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

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