Uncooked milk from farm with no electrical energy sparks outbreak that just about killed child

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A 10-month-old child in Tennessee developed a life-threatening situation final 12 months and spent 27 days within the hospital with failing kidneys after consuming uncooked milk from a cow-share, well being officers in Tennessee reported Thursday.

No less than 5 individuals had been sickened by uncooked milk from the cow-share, together with one other 10-month-old child who was hospitalized for a day.

The direct sale of uncooked milk is illegitimate in Tennessee because of the hazard that the unpasteurized dairy product can simply comprise lethal pathogens shed from cattle. But individuals get across the legislation by way of cow- or herd-shares, wherein they buy a share of an animal or herd and may use milk from the animals for private use.

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