Climate change could have a big impact on the microbiological quality of raw milk in Europe, according to a study.

While many organisms suffer from the increased temperatures of climate change, some E. coli strains seem to be thriving. The danger is they have the potential to adapt to withstand
Continue Reading Study finds climate change could worsen microbial contamination of raw milk

E. coli and Campylobacter can persist on dairy farms for months and contaminate unpasteurized, bulk tank milk despite some hygiene measures, according to a thesis.

Anniina Jaakkonen’s work investigated the frequency and contributing factors of milk contamination by Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) and Campylobacter jejuni on Finnish dairy farms.
Continue Reading Research looks at E. coli and Campylobacter on farms and in raw milk