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State Legislative Season Means Raw Milk Changes Are Possible

2/1/2013

Dan Flynn

FoodSafetyNews.com
www.foodsafetynews.com/2013/02/states-trying-to-decide-where-to-draw-the-line-on-raw-milk/
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The annual raw milk games are underway in state capitols around the country, with this year’s action centered in the Midwest and West. While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) prohibits the interstate sales of raw milk, each state is free to make its own decisions about raw milk sales within its own borders. Public health experts generally hold that people who drink raw or unpasteurized milk have an increased risk of contracting serious foodborne diseases. But the timeless product has many advocates who claim access to raw milk is a “food freedom.”

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