I have heard a lot of my friends extol the virtues of drinking raw milk. There are many websites devoted to the benefits and life experiences obtained from the drinking of raw milk. I grew up drinking raw milk. However, I am not pro- or con-raw milk. I am just a voice of consequence. You could get sick from consuming raw milk.
mild to severe infection of the gastrointestinal system, including watery or bloody diarrhea, fever, abdominal cramps, nausea, and vomiting.
Earlier, there had been an outbreak of salmonella linked to the same dairy. Yes, I know, it is essentially the dairy’s responsibility, but I am just reminding you, you can get sick from drinking raw milk. Other outbreaks associated with raw milk consumption have included E. coli O157:H7 as well as listeriosis.