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Salmonella Found in Raw Milk Sample From New York Farm


Consumers are being warned not to consume unpasteurized raw milk from the Jerry Dell Farm at Freeville in Tompkins County, NY, because it could possibly be contaminated with Salmonella. According to the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, no illnesses associated with the product have been reported. A routine sample of the milk… Continue Reading

Another Wisconsin Lawmaker Promises to Push for Legal Raw Milk Sales


The latest Wisconsin lawmaker to promise to introduce a bill making raw milk legal in the dairy state is Rep. David Murphy (R-Greenville). After all, U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-WI) rode into Congress on promises he made while a state senator to make raw milk legal. However, Grothman was never successful, especially after Wisconsin raw milk… Continue Reading

Australia’s High Court Grants New Trial to Raw Milk Dairy Farmers

Raw milk dairy farmer Mark Tyler being interviewed

Despite calling their cowshare program a “scam,” Australia’s Supreme Court has ordered a retrial of raw milk dairy farmers Mark and Helen Tyler over their sale of raw milk. The Tyler’s dairy is located in Willunga Hill, which is south of Adelaide. A Magistrates Court had found the couple guilty of one count each of… Continue Reading

ID Raw Milk Dairy Back in Business After Being Linked to Eight Cases of Illness


Oct. 28 update: Natural Farm Fresh Dairy has restarted bottling. “We are pleased to be bottling again,” the dairy announced on its Facebook page on Monday. “All of our test results came back clean.” Deliveries were set to begin again on Tuesday, the company stated, with its raw milk back on store shelves by Wednesday. Previous Oct. 21 coverage… Continue Reading

Maryland Dairy Farm Licensed to Sell Raw Milk for Pets

Kitten drinking from milk glass

The P.A. Bowen Farmstead at Brandywine, MD, less than one hour south of Washington, D.C., has been licensed by the Maryland State Chemist to sell raw milk to the public — but only for pets. Bowen Farmstead is owned by Weston A. Price Foundation (WAPF) President Sally Fallon Morell and her husband, Geoffrey Morell. The new… Continue Reading

Raw Milk Recalled in California for Campylobacter Contamination


Raw milk produced by Organic Pastures Dairy of Fresno County, with a code date of OCT 24, is the subject of a statewide recall and quarantine order announced by California State Veterinarian Dr. Annette Jones. The quarantine order followed the confirmed detection of Campylobacter bacteria in raw whole milk. No illnesses have been reported at… Continue Reading

Study: No Reliable Scientific Evidence of Health Benefits From Raw Milk


Raw milk may have a placebo effect if you’re paying $15 per gallon for it, but any other health claims are pure myth. At least that’s one of the conclusions one might come to after reading the July/August edition of Nutrition Today, which includes a peer-reviewed study into the health benefits, if any, of raw milk. John A…. Continue Reading

FDA Seeking Information on Raw Milk Cheese


On Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) started collecting public comments on cheese made from unpasteurized milk. Agency officials want any information or scientific data that would help them identify and evaluate measures that might minimize the impact of pathogens in raw milk cheese. The action is partly based on the findings from… Continue Reading

TN Health Officials Say Two Cryptosporidiosis Cases Associated With Raw Milk


Officials with the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) are investigating multiple gastrointestinal disease reports among people who say they consumed raw milk prior to their illness. Two people with cryptosporidiosis in the Chattanooga/Hamilton County region have been confirmed by the department. Both cases of illness are associated with consumption of raw milk from a dairy cow-share program…. Continue Reading

Current UK Controls on Raw Milk Found Sufficient


The Food Standards Agency (FSA) in the United Kingdom has decided to keep current restrictions on the sale of raw milk in place. It is legal in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland to supply raw or unpasteurized milk directly to consumers, but it may not be sold at retail or through supermarkets. FSA decided against… Continue Reading