un·​pas·​teur·​ized | \ ˌən-ˈpas-chə-ˌrīzd , -ˈpa-styə-, -stə-\

Definition of unpasteurized

: not subjected to pasteurization : not pasteurized unpasteurized milk

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Expert bottom line: Besides the ick factor, viruses like HIV can be spread by unpasteurized breast milk. Sarah Grossbart, Redbook, "3 Wacky Health Trends to Skip," 28 Jan. 2012 Four-packs of this Zwickelbier — an unfiltered, unpasteurized lager — sold for $11 at New Glory’s brewery off Folsom Boulevard. 11. Benjy Egel, sacbee, "These 15 Sacramento-area beers have the cleverest names of any released in 2018," 12 July 2018 Keep one container of unpasteurized vinegar in the fridge to use for your next starter. Jean Nick, Good Housekeeping, "How To Make Your Own Homemade Vinegar," 19 July 2017 News outlets report that the Maryland Department of Health has confirmed at least nine cases of Vibrio infections linked to consumption of fresh, unpasteurized crab meat from Venezuela. Washington Post, "Illnesses in Md. linked to Venezuelan crab meat," 8 July 2018 The milk that independent middlemen gather from farmers and deliver to towns and villages is often unpasteurized and not properly refrigerated. Bill Spindle, WSJ, "A Milk Startup Takes On 300 Million Cows," 7 July 2018 Attend the evening session and try unfiltered and unpasteurized beer with no nitrogen or carbon dioxide added. Kari Bodnarchuk, BostonGlobe.com, "Here, there, and everywhere," 6 June 2018 So, to recap: The standard medical advice is to avoid all unpasteurized (a.k.a. raw milk) cheese. Liz Thorpe, Bon Appetit, "Wait, So What Cheese Can You Eat While Pregnant?," 23 Apr. 2018 That's why health officials preach the importance of thoroughly cooking meat and poultry and to avoid unpasteurized dairy products. Zlati Meyer, USA TODAY, "Romaine lettuce: why it's hard to keep it safe from E. coli and other bacteria," 9 May 2018

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1881, in the meaning defined above

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variants: also British unpasteurised \ -​ˈpas-​chə-​ˌrīzd \

Medical Definition of unpasteurized

: not pasteurized unpasteurized milk

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