Campylobacter Infections Linked to Raw Milk Consumption in Multiple Washington Counties

Five lab-positive campylobacteriosis cases have been identified in individuals who consumed Dungeness Valley Creamery raw milk. The raw milk was purchased in Clallam, Skagit, Kitsap, and Clark Counties.

Raw Milk Debate Returns to the Montana Legislature

A bill gaining momentum at the Legislature would allow Montanans to sell food from their homes directly to consumers without any government oversight. It would also legalize the direct sale of raw milk.

Raw Milk May Do More Harm Than Good

Raw or unpasteurized cows’ milk from U.S. retail stores can hold a huge amount of antimicrobial-resistant genes if left at room temperature, according to a new study from researchers at the University of California, Davis. The study also found bacteria that harbored antimicrobial-resistant genes can transfer them to other bacteria, potentially spreading resistance if consumed.

Kansas Senate Committee Endorses Raw Milk Labeling, Ad Reforms

The Kansas Senate’s agriculture committee rejected a proposal outlawing sale of raw milk in the state Thursday in favor of a bill altering regulation of advertising and labeling for unpasteurized goat or cow milk sold directly to consumers by farmers.