Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services (DPHS) is advising consumers not to consume Brandmoore Farm retail raw milk with best-by dates through February 5, 2021.
Brandmoore Farms recently notified DPHS that customers reported gastrointestinal illness after consuming recently purchased Brandmoore Farms raw milk. Brandmoore Farm is helping DPHS notify customers and determine the cause of the illnesses.
“Raw milk is milk from any animal that has not undergone the process of pasteurization that kills any harmful bacteria. Raw milk can carry harmful bacteria and other germs that can cause serious health consequences including death,” said Lisa Morris, Director of DPHS. “We appreciate Brandmoore Farms notifying the Division about concerns from their customers, and their willingness to work with us as we currently investigate several cases of gastrointestinal illness.”
Brandmoore Farm distributes raw milk from its retail store located in Rollinsford, NH, as well as at Heron Pond Farm in South Hampton, NH and Dog Rose Farm in Lee, NH. Customers who have Brandmoore Farms raw milk in their refrigerator are advised not to drink it and to dispose of the product.
To report an illness after raw milk consumption, contact the NH Division of Public Health Services at 603-271-4496. For more information about the health risks and raw milk consumption, visit https://www.cdc.gov/foodsafety/rawmilk/raw-milk-index.html.