Toddler dies ‘from raw milk’

Raw milk is all over the news headlines this week.

The Age: ‘He turned grey’: Mother of child who fell ill after drinking raw milk speaks out’

The Age: Calls to ban raw milk after death of Melbourne toddler

mamamia.com: Raw milk is dangerous

ABC News: Raw milk company Mountain View Farm defends product after 3yo’s death

Newcastle Herald:OPINION: Pasteurisation essential to make milk safe

Courier Mail: A toddler is dead because of our unhealthy obsession with “healthy” living… 

“In this latest tragedy, five children were struck down with serious illnesses after consuming the contaminated milk in Victoria, including a three-year-old who contracted fatal haemolytic uraemic syndrome…”

ACCC reports that raw milk is recalled

And so on.

It seems everyone is interested in this… Google trend shows a huge spike in the search for ‘raw milk’ in Dec 2014.

Raw milk google search spike

Google searches for ‘Raw Milk’ spike in December 2014.

 

 

UPDATE #1: 2 weeks later Victorian Government bans raw milk sales…

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-01-01/raw-milk-law-start-in-victoria/5996014

 

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