Blog: Raw Milk: The Whole Truth
by chef jem

Cheers! - Milk Fat Globules Can Counteract Escherichia Coli!

A study adds important information to the growing evidence for anti-microbial properties of milk and dairy foods.

Date:   3/6/2019 5:05:42 AM   ( 31 mon ) ... viewed 852 times

Article linked in subscription email from the “Raw Milk Institute”:

Dairy Battles Bad Bacteria -
by Peter Williamson in SPLASH!® milk science update: March 2019 Issue -

A new study demonstrates that milk fat globules can counteract Escherichia coli.
Milk fat globules directly bind E. coli and reduce its adherence to intestinal cells.
Mice fed high-milk fat globule cheese had lower levels of E. coli colonization compared with mice fed low-milk fat globule cheese.

It seems that more and more frequently, the news reports on outbreaks of pathogens like Escherichia coli, which can result in food poisoning. The common approach to treatment is antibiotic therapy, but sometimes this treatment is not effective, or the bacteria are resistant to the antibiotic. Scientists are working hard to find ways to control bacteria without antibiotics. A study by Douëllu et al. [1] has shown how a component of milk—milk fat globules (MFG)—may counter effects of E. coli.

This study adds important information to the growing evidence for anti-microbial properties of milk and dairy foods [1]. The anti-microbial properties are characterized by a number of highly developed approaches that include passive neutralization, passive inhibition, and sequestering of bioactive molecules. … As stated by the authors of the study, it also adds to the prospect that milk-derived bioactive molecules may be useful as preventative or competitive treatments in cases of food poisoning.”[2]

Comment: Although I've read the article in full[2] there are a couple more detail that I'd like to have. Therefore this may be a possible research project (that I wish I had donations to support so that I could make this research a high priority). Nevertheless I am reasonably certain that the "milk fat globules" come from a whole (non-homogenized) milk source. In any case I believe that the same type of study could compare milk fat globules in "the two milks" - milk intended to be pasteurized vs milk intended to remain raw.


[1] 1. Douëllou T, Galia W, Kerangart S, Marchal T, Milhau N, et al. (2018) Milk fat globules hamper adhesion of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli to enterocytes: In vitro and in vivo evidence. Front Microbiol 9: 947.



Dairy, Bad Bacteria, milk science, milk fat globules, Escherichia coli, E. coli, outbreaks of pathogens, like Escherichia coli, food poisoning, anti-microbial properties of milk, anti-microbial properties of dairy foods, passive neutralization, passive inhibition, sequestering of bioactive molecules, milk-derived bioactive molecules

Add This Entry To Your CureZone Favorites!

Print this page
Email this page
DISCLAIMER / WARNING   Alert Webmaster

CureZone Newsletter is distributed in partnership with

Contact Us - Advertise - Stats

Copyright 1999 - 2021

0.563 sec, (2)

Back to blog!
Add Blog To Favorites!
Add This Entry To Favorites!

Comments (15 of 22):
Re: Raw Grass-Fed … Advoc… 6 y
Re: Buy Epogen, bu… buy e… 6 y
Re: Milk Contains … kermi… 7 y
slippery elm is a … #1545… 8 y
Re: "Raw Farm Milk… Betty… 8 y
Re: "The Court of … kermi… 8 y
Re: "The Jury Has … refre… 8 y
Re: Hello Again! kerminat… 8 y
Re: Legal Charges … Mixol… 8 y
Re: Legal Charges … kermi… 8 y
Re: "Raw Milk: The… refre… 9 y
Buy Epogen, buy er… #1452… 10 y
Re: "Raw Milk: The… kermi… 10 y
Re: Photopurificat… kisha… 11 y
Re: "Raw Milk: The… EFT T… 11 y
All Comments (22)

Blog Entries (12 of 307):
Cheers! - Milk Fat Globules …  31 mon
Milk Festivals  2 y
Milk Biota-Beneficial Microb…  2 y
Organic Pastures & Family  3 y
Homogenization and Taste-Bas…  4 y
Feds Taint Raw Milk Investig…  5 y
Nullifying The Federal Prohi…  5 y
Micro-dairies: Small Farmers…  5 y
Cows Are Ruminants and Were …  5 y
Beta-Casein and Β-casom…  5 y
Raw Milk Is a Universal Huma…  5 y
Kumis  5 y
All Entries (307)

Blogs by chef jem (10):
Son of Truth of Self  8 mon  (715)
Chef Jemichel ~ The Chef-Doct…  8 mon  (417)
The ’Creme de la Creme’ by Ch…  44 d  (72)
Cheeta: Cultivate Healing Env…  18 mon  (64)
My Enchanted Garden Onion  49 d  (44)
Psyche & Health  7 mon  (41)
The U-n-I-Verse  20 mon  (34)
The Whey, The Truth and The L…  22 mon  (27)
Evolving Nutritional Awarenes…  4 y  (20)
Original Truth of Self  12 y  (19)

Similar Blogs (10 of 185):
James Sprag Blog  by JamesSprag  19 h
SEO Web Designer Ne…  by seowebdesigner  51 h
Metabofix For Weigh…  by metabofix57  3 d
Does Google Display…  by mikewille  4 d
Soundcloud Mp3  by bloodhamter1  11 d
Buy Luxury Bedding …  by endles  13 d
titleloanfl  by titleloanfl  13 d
titleloanfl  by oilremovaldc  13 d
Absolute Truth Some…  by Kerminator  17 d
Jiaogulan und Gesun…  by jiaogulan-institute2  17 d
All Blogs (1,019)

Back to blog!

Black Walnut Tincture
Hulda Clark Cleanse Kits

Lugol’s Iodine Free S&H
J.Crow’s® Lugol’s Iodine Solution. Restore lost reserves.

Your Ad Here
Place your ad here !