Setbacks and Bizarre Turns In The Raw Milk SagaSubmitted by emalvini on Mon, 08/06/2012 - 09:18
Setbacks and Bizarre Turns In The Raw Milk Saga
Advocates for the right to choose raw milk still face an uphill battle.
Baylen Linnekin | August 4, 2012
Got raw milk? Increasingly that question appears difficult to answer in the affirmative
For fans of raw milk and those who, like me—a non-consumer of either raw or pasteurized dairy milk—fight for food freedom in all its forms, the past year or two have been notable for several setbacks on the unpasteurized dairy front.
The FDA has increased pressure on states to crack down on raw milk within their own borders. And the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently stepped up its efforts against raw milk after the agency claimed its recent analysis "found that the incidence of dairy-associated disease outbreaks caused by nonpasteurized dairy products was 150 times greater per unit consumed than that from pasteurized products."