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Bacteria not found in Payson raw milk

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food said Monday bacteria that cause campylobacter were not found in milk samples tested last week.

Utah County health officials issued a warning against raw milk consumption last week after several cases of a severe food-borne illness were linked to products from the same dairy — Woolsey’s Dairy in Payson.

The department tested samples taken directly from a cow and a goat, the production line and from consumers.

The samples were not part of the original milking associated with the illnesses, the department said.

"We can’t test milk consumed three weeks ago," spokesman Larry Lewis said.

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