Safest to Skip the Raw Milk

The Centers for Disease Control reports an outbreak of 17 cases of drug-resistent Campylobacter jejuni infections from raw milk in Colorado. These strains cause more severe disease and take longer to recover. Though selling raw milk is illegal in Colorado, herdsharing is not, and that is where this infection was spread. (For an indepth discussion about the risks of nonpasteurized dairy…

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Raw Milk Warning

Anyone who consumed raw milk or milk products from Udder Milk within the last 6 months should see their physician and receive post-exposure antibiotic treatment. This CDC advisory comes after a New Jersey woman contracted Brucella abortus RB51 after drinking raw milk from this company. Any one consuming raw milk should assess themselves every day for fever…

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Raw Dairy Products Not Safe

The interstate distribution and sale of non-pasteurized dairy products has been prohibited in the United States since 1987. However, each state regulates the sale of dairy products produced within its borders, and some states permit the sale of raw milk. In a review of all disease outbreaks between 1993-2006, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) researchers…

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