Avian Flu and Raw Milk A Common Sense Approach

Breaking News! There is a concern among dairymen and biosecurity experts about a multistate outbreak of avian flu that is affecting cattle in Texas, Kansas, Michigan, New Mexico, and Idaho. Various Federal and state government agencies are using this cow illness outbreak as a stage to warn consumers against drinking raw milk.

Allergies & Raw Milk

Modern Lifestyles and Allergies Although allergies were rare prior to the 1800’s [1], they are a common affliction in our modern lifestyles. As people have moved further from their agricultural roots, allergies have become more prevalent. Several studies have found that exposure to diverse bacteria and potential allergens in the environment makes a big difference in preventing the development of allergies.