Real Raw Milk Facts

Prevent Infections During Pregnancy: Avoid Raw Milk And Foods Made From It

Tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to prevent infections and help keep your unborn baby safe:

Milk and cheese

4. Avoid unpasteurized (raw) milk and foods made from it.

Do not eat soft cheeses such as feta, brie, and queso fresco unless they have labels that say they are pasteurized. Unpasteurized products can contain harmful bacteria. Learn more about Listeria.

Read all of 10 tips here.

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Real Life Dangers of Raw Milk

Several families offered to share their stories on video to help raise awareness about the potential risks and negative effects on health from drinking contaminated raw milk.

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