Dairy industry prepares raw milk crackdown

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Monday, May 21, 2012

The Oregon Dairy Farmers Association is gathering legislators and producers to discuss a possible crackdown on sales of unpasteurized raw milk.

"We feel that something needs to be done," said Executive Director Jim Krahn. "We've been saying this for a long time."

Health experts have warned for decades that raw milk is unsafe. Few people drink it -- less than 3 percent according to a state survey -- but they tend to be passionate about the product. Some like the rich, creamy taste. Some support local farms. Others credit it with resolving health issues.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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