Today, the Iowa Senate approved a bill that allows producers to sell raw milk. This bill will now move to the House for consideration. This senate bill legalizes what consumers are already doing, said state Sen. Tony Bisignano. Currently, there are multiple states that already allow on-farm sales of raw milk.
“Nationally, our dairy industry benefits from a very high degree of consumer confidence – confidence built in large part by the excellent food safety record of milk and dairy products,” Michael Dykes, D.V.M., president and CEO of IDFA, said in May 2018. “Legalizing and regulating the sale of raw milk sends a signal to consumers that drinking unpasteurized milk is safe when, in fact, the opposite is true.”
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