Another Reason Not To Consume Dairy: Brucellosis - A Milkborne Disease

17/10/12

Brucellosis, also called Bang's disease, Crimean fever, Gibraltar fever, Malta fever, Maltese fever, Mediterranean fever, rock fever, or undulant fever is a highly contagious zoonosis caused by ingestion of unsterilized milk or meat from infected animals or close contact with their secretions.

Dairy herds in the USA are tested only once a year with the Brucella Milk Ring Test

Here is the USDA document - it is a long read. http://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_health/animal_diseases/brucellosis/downloads/nat_bruc_surv_plan.pdf

 

 

 

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