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Washington Consumers Warned to Avoid Raw Milk and Raw Cream

Dungeness Valley Creamery owners in Washington are warning against consuming their milk or cream that bears an expiration date of July 2, saying that state inspectors determined the products may be contaminated with E. coli bacteria.


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The Raw Truth About Unpasteurized Milk

Nipunie Rajapakse, MD, and Devika Dixit, MD report at ABC News Your local farmer’s market may be your first stop for farm-fresh summer fare, but certain foods can carry serious risks.

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What are the real benefits and risks of drinking raw milk?

A group of scientists gathered together and compiled the best available information about raw milk to provide consumers with a better understanding of key health and safety issues associated with the consumption of unpasteurized dairy products.

Real Raw Milk Facts provides information about key topics such as how the food safety track record of raw milk compares with that of pasteurized milk and whether raw milk from grass-fed cows and goats on pasture is safer than milk from animals raised on grain. It also answers questions like, “Is raw milk a probiotic food?” and “Are raw milk cheeses safe?

The answers to these and more questions can be found in the Hot Topics section of this site.

“People should be able to buy raw milk if they want to, but we shouldn’t turn a blind eye to some of the food safety concerns.”

Michael Pollan, Author
The Omnivore’s Dilemma
Seattle Times, March 2010