A serious, often fatal disease found mostly in premature babies has a simple solution, one that a local hospital has put into place.
State health officials say 78 bacterial infections have been linked to a central Pennsylvania dairy, making it the worst illness outbreak related to raw milk in the state’s history.
After an 11-day shutdown, a Pennsylvania dairy is allowed to re-open after raw milk it sold sickened 43 people, four of them here in Maryland.
Health officials say six people in Pennsylvania and Maryland who consumed raw milk from the same farm have been stricken with illnesses that suggest the product may contain harmful bacteria.
Maryland State Police say a tractor trailer driver was hurt when his rig hauling milk rolled on its side as he drove on a sharp curve.
With more than $51.5 million in annual milk sales, Frederick County is the undisputed leader in the state in dairy production.
Schools have long offered chocolate milk along with regular during lunch. But now some school districts nationwide are banning chocolate milk.
Raw milk buyers in Washington and Maryland say they will challenge federal action against a Pennsylvania farmer.
The South Mountain Creamery in Middletown has been delivering milk and other food to Westminster residents since December. Westminster is the only part of the county the dairy farm delivers to, but that could change.