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Monday, March 13, 2017
NEWS DIGEST - Is There A Raw Milk Bill in Your State?
Raw Milk Bill in Your State? + Custom Slaughter in Tennesee
Dear Food Freedom Friend,
Wonderful news for you this week:
Many states only allow custom-slaughtered animals to be divided up between four individual owners. Now in Tennessee, thanks to an Attorney General's opinion, there is no limit on the number of owners for a custom-slaughtered animal. Perhaps other states will follow.
Legislators have introduced raw milk bills in several states where any raw milk sales or distribution is illegal, and a number of other states have introduced legislation that would expand legal access.
Also, if you want to talk to us in person, check out our upcoming events to see if we'll be near you anytime soon.
In a breakthrough for the local food movement in Tennessee, the state Office of the Attorney General has issued an opinion holding that "there is no limit on the number of owners for whom a custom slaughterer may...
Forty-two states currently allow access to raw milk through statute, regulation, or policy. In the 2017 session, legislators have introduced raw milk bills in several states where any raw milk sales or distribution is illegal; in addition, a number of other states have introduced legislation that would...
Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund, a 501(c)(4) nonprofit, defends the rights and broadens the freedoms of family farms and artisan food producers while protecting consumer access to raw milk and nutrient-dense foods.