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For those who purchase "herd shares" in order to obtain raw milk, they're often required to supply their own jars to be refilled each week. Credit: Chiot's Run via Flickr

Tennessee Illnesses Prompt Raw Milk Warning: It’s Still Dangerous

November 12, 2013 at 3:01 am

Raw milk is likely to blame for eight sick kids in East Tennessee. Top public health officials are using the small e. coli outbreak to warn against unpasteurized milk.

Regulators Could Have Stopped Meningitis Outbreak

January 30, 2013 at 7:20 pm

Tennessee’s top health official today described the steroid contamination that lead to a meningitis outbreak as preventable. But when it comes to tightening regulations on the kind of facility that made them, he urged state legislators to leave those changes to national groups.

Dreyzehner: Tainted Steroids Lead to New Infections, More Uncertainty

December 6, 2012 at 3:43 pm

People who received tainted steroid injections aren’t in the clear just yet, according to Tennessee’s Health Commissioner. His comments come as health officials are seeing new types of infections linked to the shots