CDC Feature: Raw Milk
If you’re thinking about drinking raw milk because you believe it has health benefits, consider other options. Raw milk can carry harmful germs that can make people very sick, especially children, older adults, pregnant women, and people with weakened immune systems, such as people with cancer or HIV.
Read CDC’s feature to learn about the harmful bacteria that can be in raw milk and foodborne illness outbreaks linked to raw milk. Also available in Spanish.
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