by Lorna Benson, Minnesota Public Radio News
Posted: Monday, January 6, 2014 at 3:13PM EST
When people get sick from drinking raw milk, it gets a lot of attention. But a new study, the first of its kind, suggests the documented cases may be just the tip of the iceberg.
Minnesota Department of Health statistics show that during a 10-year period, the number of people in the state who may have been sickened by raw milk was 25 times higher than the number of cases traced to well-publicized outbreaks.
The study’s authors hope their findings will be used to educate consumers about the risks of drinking raw milk.
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