Homestead Creamery recalls products in glass bottles due to sanitation process issue
WIRTZ, Va. – Fans of this local brand should check their refrigerators for any of the vintage-style company’s glass-bottled products. Homestead Creamery voluntarily issued a recall on glass-bottled products due to “a suspected issue with the bottle sanitizing process,” according to a news release from the company. Marketing Director Rose Jeter said the glass-bottled products in question may have a strong sanitizer odor which may affect the taste and quality of the product. The company said consumers should return the bottles to the place of purchase for a full refund. There is no known health risk associated with the issue at this time.
Tasty Tuesday: Homestead Creamery holds on to heritage, history and great taste
WIRTZ, Va. – Homestead Creamery was started in 2001 by two local dairy farmers in an effort to preserve their family farms, according to Rose Jeter. Jeter is part of the team that’s put this great taste into nearly 100 Krogers statewide. We have an Orange Cream that tastes just like a dreamsicle.”There’s just something different about a place like Homestead in times like these. Locally made goods from apple butter to honey and sauces to salsas line the market. The deli fills the air with fresh smells, thanks to specials like the Route 122.
Homestead Creamery recalls chocolate ice cream quarts for possible undeclared pecans
WIRTZ, Va. – If you have a pecan allergy, take a look in your freezer and make sure you don’t have this sweet treat. Virginia’s local Homestead Creamery is recalling its chocolate ice cream quarts dated May 13, 2021 because it may contain undeclared pecans. The company wants to make sure those with a severe sensitivity or allergy to pecans don’t run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they eat the ice cream. These ice cream quarts were distributed in Virginia and North Carolina back in May in-store and through direct delivery, and you can see if you have this specific product by checking the date at the bottom of the container. People who have this product should return the ice cream quart to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Homestead Creamery recalls unsalted butter due to health concerns
Homestead Creamery out of Wirtz is recalling its unsalted butter due to potential Listeria contamination. The company says the recalled butter was distributed to recall partners as well as the company’s home delivery and retail store. The affected butter comes in a half-pound package marked with an expiration date of April 30. Homestead Creamery found the possible contamination after routine testing, and the production of the product has stopped while the Virginia Dept. Consumers who bought the affected product are asked to return them for a full refund.
From the farm to your child's lunch plate: VA officials visit local schools for Farm to School week
1 industry and we want to continue to grow agriculture," Bettina Ring, Virginia secretary of agriculture and forestry, said. The Commonwealth is recognizing Lynchburg City Schools and local farmers new collaboration efforts. Ring said the commonwealth recently set a program goal to have $22 million worth of local products in schools across Virginia by 2022. And there are so many wonderful farmers across the state and opportunities and schools that are stepping up," Ring said. Beth Morris, the director of school nutrition said students are making good use of the local milk than they did the carton milk.