unpasteurized

adjective
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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Infectious disease researchers investigating the cases traced the infections back to beef from the US and soft cheeses from Mexico (mostly queso fresco, which is typically made from unpasteurized milk). Beth Mole, Ars Technica, "Deadly superbug outbreak in humans linked to antibiotic spike in cows," 23 Aug. 2019 The milk is unscreened and unpasteurized, which is why both the Food and Drug Administration and the American Academy of Pediatrics advise against using it. Zoe Greenberg, BostonGlobe.com, "‘Everybody wants it’: The thriving breast milk market," 10 Aug. 2019 Also, unpasteurized juices may contain harmful bacteria that cause infections. Elizabeth Lawrence, USA TODAY, "Vaping, juice cleanses, fitness trackers: Some 'healthy' trends are riskier than you think," 4 July 2019 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

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1881, in the meaning defined above

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unpasteurized

adjective
un·​pas·​teur·​ized
variants: also British unpasteurised \ -​ˈpas-​chə-​ˌrīzd How to pronounce unpasteurised (audio) \

Medical Definition of unpasteurized

: not pasteurized unpasteurized milk

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