April 24th, 2013 - Jill Ettinger
It came as close as you can get, but the Montana Alliance for Raw Milk (MTARM), which would have legalized raw milk sales throughout the state of Montana, came up one vote short of passing on Thursday, reports Food Safety News.
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April 18th, 2013 - Jill Ettinger
Montana’s “small herd exemption bill” could allow some farms to sell raw milk to consumers despite the controversy and legal issues that have made it essentially illegal elsewhere.
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March 2nd, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
Laws on the requirements of raw cheeses, which currently allows for them to be sold under federal law if aged at least 60 days (to kill bacteria), may see an extension on the aging requirement, effectively outlawing raw cheeses and some pasteurized ripened cheese as well. Debate over the sale and consumption of raw milk [...]
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