Oregon farmer sues over raw milk

Oregon farmer sues over raw milk

An Oregon milk producer filed a lawsuit to overturn the ban on advertising raw unpasteurized milk for sale.

Federal law prohibits the sale of raw milk from state to state, but allows states to regulate its sale within their borders. About 30 states allow some sort of raw milk sales. Oregon prohibits retail sales of raw cow milk but allows on-farm sales if the farmer has fewer than three cows and only two are lactating.

All Oregon farmers who sell milk on the farm directly to consumers are prohibited from advertising the milk online, in fliers, via email or on signs.

Read more at The Register-Guard.