Definition of unpasteurized in US English:



  • Not pasteurized.

    ‘unpasteurized milk’
    • ‘It's made in Berkshire from unpasteurised sheep's milk, usually reserved for firmer cheeses, but Wigmore is soft and voluptuous.’
    • ‘Determined to have more uplifting memories of that day, the members of Loch Arthur Creamery made a batch of unpasteurised organic cheese with the last milking from the doomed dairy herd.’
    • ‘Salmonella bacteria are commonly found in meats, poultry, eggs, and unpasteurized cheese and milk.’
    • ‘Of course, in the intervening years, I've forgotten some of it but I still remember filling my milk container (perk of the job) with fresh, creamy (skimmed off the top of the tank), unpasteurised milk.’
    • ‘This cheese is made from raw, unpasteurized, organic cow's milk by Joe Schneider of Daylesford Creamery, Morton in the Marsh, Gloucestershire.’
    • ‘Foods that have been linked to outbreaks include milk, shellfish, unpasteurized apple cider, raw and undercooked eggs, fish, raspberries, strawberries, and ready-to-eat meats.’
    • ‘My one serious criticism was that the cream that came with it was a pale shadow of the thick, unpasteurised cream from a Jersey or Guernsey cow that such a pudding calls for.’
    • ‘The full product range includes pasteurised and unpasteurised cow, goat and sheep's milk cheeses.’