If you've paid any attention to the news in the last year you've heard about the trials of businesses such as Blue Bell Ice Cream and Chipotle. The outbreaks of food borne illnesses from these and other establishments have cause disease, death, and no small amount of economic hardship.
Why is it that these issues feel like they are happening more frequently? And more importantly, what can we do to keep ourselves healthy, if anything?
On this episode of 2 Docs Talk, we dig into the facts about food borne illness.
A great list of facts about raw vs. pasteurized milk, with an excellent list of references at the end.
States that permit the sale of raw milk in retail stores include:
Arizona,California, Connecticut, Idaho, Maine, New Mexico, Nevada, Pennsylvania. South Carolina, Utah, Washington, New Hampshire
States that allow the sale of raw milk on the farm include:
Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Texas, Wisconsin, Mississippi
**Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi and Rhode Island restrict sales to goat milk, with Kentucky and Rhode Island requiring a prescription from a physician.
Five states allow for the sale of raw milk at farmers’ markets or through other avenues:
Colorado, South Dakota, Missouri, Vermont, Oregon
We referred to a couple of previous podcasts in this episode. If you haven't already listened to these, there is some good info in them:
Is Gluten Free the Answer?
Bugs and Drugs