Raw Milk


I don’t know of another food that gets as much attention from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control as raw milk.

The vultures are circling in force with news that an Australian three-year-old may have died from drinking raw milk. 


The emergence of the ride-sharing company Uber from nowhere to become an enterprise valued at $40 billion in five years of existence is astounding in its own right. 

There has been lots of upbeat news about raw milk over the last 18 months or so. Research out of Europe and the U.S.

When battles over raw milk regulation break out in one state or another, public health professionals invariably argue it is entirely about food safety and protecting the public. Yet sometimes the political and business realities that underlie much of the battle over raw milk assert themselves, despite the regulators’ best efforts to keep them under cover. Such is the situation in Illinois, where thirty years of raw milk peace have been disturbed by an unexpected regulatory blitz apparently initiated by the U.S.