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DOH Lifts Suspension of Meadow Gold 2%

March 7, 2017, 2:53 PM HST
* Updated March 7, 2:55 PM
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The Hawai‘i State Department of Health today lifted the suspension of Meadow Gold Dairies’ 2% reduced-fat milk products.

The company may produce, sell and distribute two-percent reduced fat milk.

Samples of 2% reduced-fat milk taken from the Meadow Gold milk plant in Honolulu on March 1, 2 and 6 were tested and found in compliance with Coliform counts of less than 1/ml.

The maximum allowed Coliform limit for pasteurized milk is 10/ml.

The Meadow Gold milk plant in Honolulu was also inspected on March 1 in response to the Feb. 27 suspension and was found to be in substantial compliance with Hawai‘i Administrative Rules and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Pasteurized Milk Ordinance.

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All other milk products from Meadow Gold Dairies have met state and federal standards required for distribution and sale.

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