Consuming Raw Milk is a bad idea for many reasons. With volumes of data reporting on the negative and dangerous effects of raw milk, some people continue to drink unpasteurized milk. This might be because people incorrectly believe that raw milk has a greater nutritional value and is as safe as pasteurized milk. What is Raw Milk? Well, according to the Food and Drug Administration (www.fda.gov/foodresources), milk from “cows, sheep and goats that has not been pasteurized to kill harmful bacteria, is unpasteurized or raw milk.