Raw milk sickens lawmakers?

Charleston, West Virginia (WSAZ) In the weeks after passing a bill allowing West Virginians to drink raw milk, one delegate brought the drink in to celebrate and eventually several lawmakers have gotten sick.

Some lawmakers say it’s just a coincidence and a stomach bug is going around, but health officials are planning on looking in to how this all started.

Several lawmakers say a delegate who sponsored the bill, Scott Cadle, brought in the milk.

"Cadle caught me in the hallway, offered a cup to me, and you want to try to be a gentleman," Delegate Pat McGeehan said. "I had a small sip and walked away and tossed the rest of it."

Still, McGeehan believes his falling ill afterward was a coincidence.

"I highly doubt raw milk had anything to do with it, in my case," McGeehan said.

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