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Raw Milk May Do More Harm Than Good

June 29, 2020
Not Properly Stored, It’s a Source of Antibiotic-Resistant Microbes

Raw or unpasteurized cows’ milk from U.S. retail stores can hold a huge amount of antimicrobial-resistant genes if left at room temperature, according to a new study from researchers at the University of California, Davis. The study also found bacteria that harbored antimicrobial-resistant genes can transfer them to other bacteria, potentially spreading resistance if consumed.