HARRISBURG, Pa. (KDKA) — The state Department of Agriculture is telling consumers to throw away any dairy products you have in your fridge or freezer from the Moo Echo Dairy in Somerset County.
The state Agriculture Department says Moo Echo’s products were not properly pasteurized.
The company sells milk, cheese and ice cream at stores in Somerset and Westmoreland counties.
The products include:
- Milk – whole, 2% low fat, skim, chocolate and strawberry, sold in gallons, half-gallons, quarts and pints
- Cheese, except aged cheddar, Swiss and Colby
- Ice cream – half-gallons and pints
- Ice cream sandwiches and ice cream cakes
They were sold at these stores:
3671 Glades Pike in Somerset; Dormina’s Kitchen Cupboard, 2535 Lincoln Highway in Stoystown, Somerset County; Davidsville Fuel, 763 S Main St, Davidsville, Somerset County; and at Lapp’s Family Market, 216 Kingston Street in Latrobe, Westmoreland County
The dairy released this statement Thursday:
“I can assure you that running this business for the last 10 years, I expect the highest standards in quality control. I have instructed my family and staff to cooperate with the Department to cease the sale of any potentially affected product and recall the potentially affected dairy products. Moo Echo is offering full refunds for any party that has a potentially affected milk based product.”
So far, no illnesses have been reported.
If you have become sick after consuming any Moo Echo Dairy products, you should call your doctor.