A new report describes how raw, unpasteurized milk in Tennessee likely caused infections in people, including infants, one of whom developed kidney failure.

The report from the Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy (CIDRAP) discusses two babies who developed E. Coli infections after being fed raw milk from a

Continue Reading Researchers say raw milk infected people in Tennessee; one baby developed kidney failure

Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc. announced a 10-state recall of baby spinach because of potential contamination with Salmonella. According to the recall notice posted on The Food and Drug Administration’s website, the recall was issued due to a sample of baby spinach that yielded a positive result for Salmonella in a
Continue Reading Dole recalls baby spinach products after state test shows Salmonella in a sample

Lingering death is the usual means for killing legislative bills, but there’s also the swift smackdown method. The Montana Legislature used that second method, also known as tabling, to cut down House Bills 516 and 521.

That means for the second time since 2017, Montana lawmakers have killed bills to
Continue Reading Montana again smacks down efforts to legalize sales of unpasteurized milk

Raw milk distributed from French Broad Farm in East Knox County, TN, through a cow share program sickened a dozen children this past summer. After the E. coli outbreak, the farm shut down the cow-share program.

State Sen. Richard Briggs, R-Knoxville, thinks the time has come to end the cow-share
Continue Reading Tennessee Senate considers closing raw milk loophole; sponsor cites outbreaks

UPDATE — 7:15 p.m. EDT: Knox County officials have issued a public warning, naming French Broad Farm in Knoxville, TN, as the source of unpasteurized, raw milk that is linked to an ongoing E. coli outbreak. All raw milk or other unpasteurized products from the farm should be thrown away.
Continue Reading Dairy named: Raw milk, farm animals likely cause of new E. coli outbreak among children

A total of nine patients in Tennessee were found to have suffered from Salmonella Heidelberg infections after consuming Tyson Foods mechanically separated chicken in January, according to the final outbreak report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. All nine of the patients were inmates at a single
Continue Reading CDC Issues Final Update on Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Tyson Mechanically Separated Chicken