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Fringe nutrition A product which is believed by ‘health advocates’ to have a greater nutritive value than pasteurised cow’s milk; it allegedly decreases caries, enhances disease resistance, and has beneficial enzymes and antibodies; no significant differences have been identified
Unpasteurised milk is associated with infection by Campylobacter jejuni, Salmonella spp—S dublin, S enterica typhimurium DT104, S typhimurium, S derby—Brucella spp, E coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Mycobacterium bovis, M tuberculosis, Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus spp, Streptobacillus moniliformis, Yersinia enterocolitica, Chryseobacterium oranimense, C haifense, C bovis, haemorrhagic escherichiosis, Brainerd diarrhoea. Unpasteurised milk from other ruminants is equally susceptible to infection—e.g., toxoplasmosis (goat’s milk), tick-borne encephalitis (sheep’s milk)

raw milk

Unpasteurized milk Public health Milk that has not been pasteurized, which is associated with infection by Campylobacter jejuni, Salmonella spp–S dublin, S enterica Typhimurium DT104, S typhimurium, S derby, Brucella spp, E coli, Listeria monocytogenes, M bovis, M tuberculosis, Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus spp, Streptobacillus moniliformis, Yersinia enterocolitica, brucellosis, hemorrhagic escherichiosis, Brainerd diarrhea; RM from other ruminants is equally susceptible to microbial infections–eg, toxoplasmosis–goat's milk, tick-borne encephalitis–sheep's milk. See Certified milk; Cf Milk, White beverages.
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Joy Whinney, Director of Food Standards Agency Wales, said: "Unpasteurised milk poses a potential health risk, and that is why the Agency's Advisory Committee for Wales has made its recommendation for a ban.
The three outlets which supplied samples of milk containing E.Coli 1057 have since stopped selling unpasteurised milk.
This risk is highlighted in recent decisions by Dr Jack Cunningham, the Minister of Agriculture, to ban the sale of beef on the bone and the threats to ban the sale of high-dose vitamin B6 pills and unpasteurised milk.
The bug is linked to undercooked meat, especially chicken, unpasteurised milk and untreated water and can also be spread by pets.
Other danger zones include children petting cattle, unpasteurised milk, under-cooked meat, and vegetables washed with poisoned water or grown with manure, according to Dr Wall.
English MPs last night moved to follow Scotland's lead and ban all unpasteurised milk.
Those using unpasteurised milk are particularly anxious as bovine TB increases in parts of the country.
It is mostly found in undercooked poultry, unpasteurised milk products and, increasingly, in drinking water.
Transmission: Beef and beef products (such as undercooked burgers) and unpasteurised milk are the main routes.
Brucella can cause a disease in humans called undulant fever, but this has only been contracted in the past by drinking unpasteurised milk.
THREE young sisters who took ill on a farming holiday are believed to have contracted the E-coli 0157 bug from unpasteurised milk.
A Scottish Office official stressed it is illegal to sell unpasteurised milk in Scotland.