In the early 1900’s, raw milk became recognized as a significant source of disease. In fact, between 1912 and 1937, some 65,000 people died of tuberculosis contracted from consuming raw milk in England and Wales. 83 more words
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I know it’s been a while since my last post but I’m really excited about this one and those to come. I have been pretty busy the last couple months, working on a farm for a couple weeks and then preparing for and settling into college at Middlebury. 2,710 more words
When I got pregnant, I knew what I needed to eat…and not eat.
I had already stopped drinking alcohol and even caffeine.
While I’m not a vegetarian any more, I eat chicken a few times a week and the very rare hamburger (not cooked rare, just rare occasion), there are many meats and meat products I still can’t stomach. 398 more words
Patulin is a mycotoxin that is produced by certain species of molds that may grow on a variety of foods. Patulin does not appear to pose a safety concern with the exception of apple juice; patulin present in apple juice survives the pasteurization process. 171 more words