Raw milk woes
Posted on April 13, 2012 in Our Blog,Patient Care,Public Safety
Do you ever ask yourself why milk is pasteurized? It isn’t some government plot; it’s because unpasteurized milk can contain E. coli 0157 bacteria. Cows naturally carry this bacteria in their intestinal tracts. Unfortunately, it can be fatal to humans. There are people who choose to drink raw milk, though, despite the possible dangers. The… read more
Say (no) cheese!
Posted on April 10, 2012 in Our Blog,Public Safety
Del Bueno, a Washington State-based producer of Mexican-style cheese, has had listeria issues ever since it began production three years ago. The company has recently come to an agreement with the Food and Drug Administration to stop making cheese until the listeria problems are cleared up. Of course, that will involve a number of steps,… read more