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State Department of Agriculture Warns Consumers to Discard Improperly Pasteurized Heavy Cream from Washington County Dairy


Harrisburg, PA – Consumers who purchased heavy cream from The Spring House Dairy in Washington County should immediately discard the cream, which was sold in plastic pints and plastic half gallons with code 9-03. Tests completed by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture during routine sampling indicated that the product was not properly pasteurized. The Spring House Dairy is located at 1531 Route 136, Washington, PA 15301.

No reported illnesses have been attributed to the product, but people who consumed the heavy cream should consult their physicians if they become ill.

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture encourages, protects and promotes agriculture and related industries throughout the commonwealth while providing consumer protection through inspection services that impact the health and financial security of Pennsylvania's citizens. For more information about the department, including its food safety work, visit

MEDIA CONTACT: Bonnie J. McCann - 717.783.0133

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