Scientists have estimated that the global incidence of Brucella infections is much higher than previously believed.

Findings suggest that at least 1.6 to 2.1 million new cases of human brucellosis occur every year. This differs significantly from one of the most cited references, which predicts an incidence of 500,000 new

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The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is investigating a cluster of five illnesses caused by the Salmonella Typhimurium among children from the Twin Cities metro area. 

The families of two children reported that they consumed unpasteurized milk before becoming sick. Information could not be obtained from the remaining families, but

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The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture warns that consumers should immediately discard “A Joy” brand raw milk products sold in Susquehanna County. Tests following a report of potential bacteria contamination confirmed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes bacteria in half gallon and gallon plastic jugs at the A Joy Farm store in

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Milk producers would be able to sell raw, unpasteurized milk in Iowa if the state Senate approves a bill that has already made it through the House of Representatives.

Healthcare and agricultural groups, including the Iowa Public Health Association, Iowa Farm Bureau, and Iowa State Dairy Association, are on record

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