Is raw milk safe to consume?Is raw milk safe to consume?
No. Raw milk isNo. Raw milk is
dangerous. Rawdangerous. Rawmilk may contain a whole host of
milk may contain a whole host ofpathogens, including :pathogens, including :
Enterotoxigenic Staphylococcus aureus Enterotoxigenic Staphylococcus aureus
Campylobacter jejuni Campylobacter jejuni
Salmonella species Salmonella species
E. coli (EHEC) (ETEC) E. coli (EHEC) (ETEC)
Listeria monocytogenes Listeria monocytogenes
Mycobacterium tuberculosis Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Mycobacterium bovis Mycobacterium bovis
Brucella species (abortus Brucella species (abortus – – cattle) (melitensis cattle) (melitensis - - goats) goats)
Coxiella burnetii Coxiella burnetii
Yersinia enterocolitica Yersinia enterocolitica
This listing is not meant to be exhaustive.This listing is not meant to be exhaustive.