un·​pas·​teur·​ized | \ ˌən-ˈpas-chə-ˌrīzd How to pronounce unpasteurized (audio) , -ˈpa-styə-, -stə- \

Definition of unpasteurized

: not subjected to pasteurization : not pasteurized unpasteurized milk

Examples of unpasteurized in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some cheeses can also be a good source of probiotics, according to Martorano, who pointed to feta, goat cheese and cheese made from raw or unpasteurized milk as great options. Francesca Giuliani-hoffman, CNN, 7 Nov. 2021 Measure out the leftover champagne and mix it with half that amount of the unpasteurized vinegar. Beth Segal, cleveland, 23 Dec. 2021 The cheese factory then has a maximum of 24 hours to start the process of turning the raw, unpasteurized milk into disks of blue-veined Roquefort. Joshua Levine, Smithsonian Magazine, 20 Nov. 2021 Pizza with saké is a pairing that will blow you away—specifically, namazake, which is completely unpasteurized and super high in the umami funk zone. Jessica Dupuy, Forbes, 8 Nov. 2021 Additionally, unpasteurized milk is more likely to cause bouts of food poisoning. Yoni Heisler, BGR, 25 Sep. 2021 Raw or undercooked meat or eggs and raw or unpasteurized dairy products should not be consumed. Cnn Editorial Research, CNN, 29 May 2021 Under a bill from Rep. Geran Tarr, D-Anchorage, Alaskans would be able to buy a share of a dairy cow and receive regular shipments of raw, unpasteurized milk directly from a farmer. James Brooks, Anchorage Daily News, 22 May 2021 By the early 1920s, three decades after Straus opened his first milk depot on the Lower East Side — more than half a century after Pasteur made his namesake breakthrough — unpasteurized milk had been outlawed in almost every major American city. New York Times, 27 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of unpasteurized

1881, in the meaning defined above

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“Unpasteurized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unpasteurized. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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variants: also British unpasteurised \ -​ˈpas-​chə-​ˌrīzd How to pronounce unpasteurized (audio) \

Medical Definition of unpasteurized

: not pasteurized unpasteurized milk


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