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CDC: Raw milk contaminated with dangerous bacteria sold in four states

CDC: Raw milk contaminated with dangerous bacteria sold in four states
November 21, 2017

The CDC issued another warning about raw milk, saying people who consumed products from a company called Udder Milk should see their doctor because of potential contamination with a dangerous pathogen that can cause miscarriage and other complications in pregnant women and severe illness in people with weakened immune systems.

In September, a New Jersey woman was sickened by Brucella abortus RB51 after drinking raw milk from the company, the CDC said. RB51 is a weakened strain of B. abortus that is used to vaccinate young female cows against the infection, which can cause abortions. In rare cases, cows shed RB51 into their milk. According to the CDC, the only way to avoid RB51 is to drink milk that has been decontaminated through the heat of pasteurization, which kills dangerous bacteria.

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