Researchers have found a tick-virus in raw milk from Norwegian farms. Now warns the government not to open for the sale of raw milk directly from farmers to consumers.
Scientists from the Norwegian environmental and bioscientific university and the Norwegian institute of public health has collected and analyzed raw milk from a number of Norwegian farms in a period of four years, writes NRK.
the Results surprised the researchers. It turned out that kumelken from three of the five farms contained ticks-virus TBE, which among other things can give brain inflammation and meningitis.TIME: Erna Solberg and Bård Hoksrud competing against Jonas Gahr Støre and Trygve Slagsvold Vedum in kumelking at Dyrsku'n in Seljord. Video: NTB Show more Show more Show more
In several european countries, there have been cases of people who have become sick after drinking milk milk containing the virus. In some of the cases ended with death.
the Government has opened for the sale of milk milk and cream direct from the farms to the consumers. It is senior researcher Åse K. Andreassen critical to think there is too much risk attached to such amendment.
We still don't know how sick we can be of milk milk with the TBE-virus. But we should limit the risk, she says to NRK.
the ministry of Health has asked the Norwegian food safety Authority about making a draft of the new regulation. According to the food safety concerns that proposals for the sale of up to 5,000 litres milk milk and cream annually.
the Proposal implies that as a consumer, you should be able to choose whether you are willing to take the risk of drinking raw milk and cream, " says senior advisor Margrethe H. Røed of the Norwegian food safety Authority.
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