Raw milk has long been known to be hazardous, and regulations requiring pasteurization were put in place for good reason. Milk is a wonderful, healthy food, but in its “pure” raw state it is a perfect growth medium for bacteria, including salmonella, campylobacter, E. coli O157:H7 and listeria. Serious outbreaks from raw milk still occur, mostly in states that allow its sale.
LETTER: Raw milk much more dangerous than article said
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