February 22, 2010 /EIN PRESSWIRE/ How unhealthy is raw milk? Is pasteurized milk actually good for you or just another drink? Lawmakers are being asked to take another look at raw milk and people’s accessibility to it.

Public health officials maintain that unpasteurized, raw milk carries with it an increased risk for bacterial contamination, but raw milk advocates say that raw milk contains enzymes that strengthen one’s immune system – enzymes that are greatly reduced in pasteurized milk.

Twenty-three states prohibit the sale of raw milk, and only nine states allow the retail sale of raw milk.

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