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Raw-milk lovers skirt the law

Unpasteurized product must be labeled 'pet use only,' but people are drinking it

By Kate Spinner | HeraldTribune.com

The label on the jug reads "for pet use only," but in the privacy of their kitchens, thousands of people statewide mix smoothies with, churn ice cream with, and drink cold glasses of raw milk.

It is illegal in Florida and many other states to sell raw milk as a human beverage because it can harbor pathogens such as Listeria and E. coli. Milk meant for people must undergo a heating process called pasteurization, which kills all bacteria. More...

 

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