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

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Other Crypto outbreaks have been traced back to cattle farms, childcare centers and consumption of unpasteurized milk and apple cider, according to the CDC. Jamie Ducharme, Time, "A Fecal Parasite Is Causing More Disease Outbreaks, and Swimming Pools May Be to Blame, CDC Says," 1 July 2019 Twenty-two cases were foodborne, most involving unpasteurized milk or apple cider. Eliott C. Mclaughlin, CNN, "CDC issues warning on 'crypto' fecal parasite that can live for days in swimming pools," 30 June 2019 About 3% of cases were linked to drinking unpasteurized milk or apple cider. Justin L. Mack, Indianapolis Star, "A poop-borne parasite that spreads through pool water is in Marion County," 1 June 2017 The festival is a chance to try one-of-a-kind beers created to be served unfiltered, unpasteurized and without carbonation. Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "These 5 outdoor beer festivals will quench a thirst for unique brews," 5 June 2019 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

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1881, in the meaning defined above

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

Medical Definition of unpasteurized

: not pasteurized unpasteurized milk

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