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Tennessee Department of Health says Disease Investigations linked to Increased Raw Milk Consumption

 

TDH Investigating Cases of Gastrointestinal Disease

Tennessee Department of Health - TDOHNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health is investigating multiple gastrointestinal disease reports among people who say they consumed raw milk prior to their illness. TDH has confirmed two cases of cryptosporidiosis in individuals in the Chattanooga/Hamilton County Region.

Both cases of illness are associated with consumption of raw milk from a dairy cow share program. TDH is interviewing additional participants in the program to determine if other people have been sickened.

Raw milk and products made from it can pose severe health risks, including death. (CDC)

Raw milk and products made from it can pose severe health risks, including death. (CDC)

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Clarksville Downtown Market Upcoming Events

 

Clarksville Downtown MarketClarksville, TN – A community‐favorite and shopping destination, the Clarksville Downtown Market on Public Square offers a variety of events.

Festivities are free of charge and diverse, offering something for visitors of all ages looking to have a great time at one of Clarksville’s most treasured gathering places.

The Clarksville Downtown Market will have approximately 70 vendors on hand offering local fresh produce, baked goods, local honey, milk, home décor, seasonal flowers and more.

The lower section of the Downtown Market in Historic Downtown Clarksville, Tennessee.

The lower section of the Downtown Market in Historic Downtown Clarksville, Tennessee.

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How to stop using Comforting Foods to Comfort Yourself

 
Comfort Foods (Tim Hawk, NJ.com)

Comfort Foods (Tim Hawk, NJ.com)

Clarksville, TN – Comfort foods have become a way of life these days. It’s not hard to understand why we need comfort foods. Our lives are full of stress. The crashing economy has scared most intelligent people silly. The thought that what we formerly believed was enough money to live on has now become barely adequate is enough to send anyone running to the ice cream carton or the macaroni and cheese bowl or the potato chip bag.

We seek comfort when we are stressed. We learned as babies that milk was comfort. When we were sick as children, we were comforted by chicken soup or ice cream or whatever Mom’s favorite cookie recipe was. We continued as teens to comfort our growing insecurity about our popularity with cheeseburgers, soft drinks and doughnuts. We entered college and survived on pizzas to overcome exam jitters.

Cheeseburger

Cheeseburger

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Tennessee Department of Health warns Raw Milk poses Health Risks for users of all ages

 

Tennessee Department of Health - TDOHNashville, TN – In the quest for good health, some may believe “100 percent natural” is always best. That belief, however, doesn’t take into account some life-saving scientific advances which have made many products safer without any significant effect on their nutritional value.

“Pasteurized milk is a prime example of one food that is much safer thanks to a simple heating process that destroys harmful bacteria,” said Tennessee Department of Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH. “It has been recognized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as one of the ten great public health achievements of the 20th century.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Signs On to Plan to Protect Dairy Industry

 

The Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – Four of the most dreaded words in agriculture are Hoof and Mouth Disease, which can be devastating to livestock producers and wreak havoc on the farm economy. In conjunction with June Dairy Month, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has signed an agreement that partners Tennessee with eight other states to protect the dairy industry in the event of an HMD outbreak.

Known as the Secure Milk Supply Plan, the agreement sets standards by which milk producers, haulers and processors would interact with animal health authorities to reduce the risk of spreading HMD during an outbreak. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Department of Health says State Analysis links cluster of illnesses to Raw Milk Consumption

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health confirmed today the strain of E.coli that caused nine children to become ill after drinking raw milk obtained from McBee Dairy Farm near Knoxville has been matched to animal waste collected at the dairy.

Five of the nine children required hospitalization and three developed a severe kidney problem known as hemolytic uremic syndrome. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Department of Health says Outbreak from Raw Milk underscores importance of Pasteurization

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Health experts say at least eight cases of illness among children in East Tennessee are likely related to drinking “raw” or unpasteurized milk. The investigation has identified a specific type of Escherichia coli O157 as the cause of at least three of the illnesses.

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Clarksville Downtown Market this Saturday, July 13th, 2013

 

Clarksville Downtown MarketClarksville, TN – Come out Saturday, July 12th to the Clarksville Downtown Market. It looks like it will be a beautiful day tomorrow in Clarksville and a great day to come out to the Downtown Market.

There will be over 70 different vendors on hand. They will be on offering local fresh produce, baked goods, local honey, milk, home décor, seasonal flowers and more.

The Hui Hawai`i O Tenesi Hawaiian Civic Club who will be there with an informational booth as well as performances throughout the morning.

Clarksville Downtown Market

Clarksville Downtown Market

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Clarksville Downtown Market to Open Saturday, May 18th

 

Clarksville Downtown MarketClarksville, TN – When the 2013 Clarksville Downtown Market opens on Saturday, May 18th, approximately 70 vendors will be on hand to offer local fresh produce, baked goods, local honey, milk, home décor, seasonal flowers and more. The Clarksville Downtown Market will be open from 8:00am to 1:00pm every Saturday through October 19th on Public Square.

Opening Day of the Market will also feature musical performances by Eric Compton & the APSU’s Community School of the Arts, cooking demonstration by Kristina Waters, Arts and Crafts for Kids by Cynthia Bellar and Chalk, Paper, Scissors, Market bags to the first 500 in attendance and prizes! «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for May 5th, 2013

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include:

  • Summer Program Guide now available!
  • Movies in the Park to Show “Wreck It Ralph” this Saturday
  • 50 Plus Olympics
  • Sleep Under the Stars Campout
  • Clarksville Downtown Market to Open May 18th
Wreck-It Ralph at Movies in the Park Saturday, May 11th

Wreck-It Ralph at Movies in the Park Saturday, May 11th

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