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“A national battle is heating up between proponents of drinking raw milk for health benefits and food safety advocates such as the Food and Drug Administration. Drinkers of raw, or unpasteurized, milk say it tastes better, helps with digestive problems and boosts immunity. The FDA warns the milk is ‘inherently dangerous.’ It can be a host for potentially harmful germs, FDA spokesman Michael Herndon says.” (USA Today, Friday)

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“Raw Milk and the Sour State” by William E. Pike

Sheldon Richman
Sheldon Richman

Sheldon Richman is the former editor of The Freeman and a contributor to The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics. He is the author of Separating School and State: How to Liberate America's Families and thousands of articles.