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N.D. raw milk producers cautious as feds raise concerns

State veterinarian urges vigilance, warns of "inherent risks"

Raw milk from North Dakota dairy cows carries a low risk of avian flu contamination, say local producers, but they are still increasing precautions.

The so-called bird flu has been detected in dairy cows in nine other states, including South Dakota, and the Food and Drug Administration has advised against drinking raw milk.

This issue comes less than a year since the lifting of a rule against sell...

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