The raw milk controversy continues to generate press- both in print and in the "blogosphere."  Last Thursday on my layover in Minneapolis, this article was on the front page of the Star Tribune.   On June 4, the New York Times ran an Op-Ed from Michael Feldman discussing the Wisconsin Governor’s veto of a bill that would

The Washington State Department of Health (WDOH) announced today that two recent E. coli O157:H7 infections are connected to the consumption of "raw" unpasteurized milk.  According to WDOH  "The two cases confirmed this month bring the count of infections this year associated with one Bellingham dairy to eight."

Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) is

A group of food-safety advocates from a broad spectrum of backgrounds has launched to provide potential consumers with information about unpasteurized milk.    The website draws contributions from "Scientists, food safety advocates and health educators from universities, government, industry, and professional organizations."  

There have been numerous media reports lately of the growing popularity of raw

Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture suspended permits that allow the Elmer Z. and Martha B. King farm in Aaronsburg, Centre County, and Cedar Hollow Farm in Mill Hall, Clinton County, to sell raw milk for human consumption after test samples revealed potentially harmful pathogen levels.

Although no illnesses have been reported, the department is