1. Any Nebraska farmer that has dairy cows has drank/cooked with unpasteurized milk. I've never read/heard of any incidents of illness yet alone death. In fact, before Louis Pasteur, ALL milk was......eh.....unpasteurized. For centuries. 2. What exactly is a manure spreader used for? 3. I'd rather eat an organic apple that one with traces of pesticide on it. 4. I'm not a gardener but I do grow tomatoes. They're watered with aquarium water (laden with nitrates). I can assure you my plants love it. Ditto for house plants.