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UPDATE 5/11/11:  Ron Paul Re-Introduces Bill to Allow the Interstate Shipment of Raw Milk for Human Consumption as H.R. 1830
Sign the Petition to Support HR 1830!
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Ron Paul Introduces Bill to End Interstate Raw Milk Ban
CLOSED: Petition to Support HR 778 Now

This is a consumer freedom of choice issue (see Talking Points).  Print the Hardcopy petition to collect signatures at club meetings, farmers markets, food pick-ups, malls, your neighborhood, etc.  Distribute the 2-sided HR 778 HandoutClick here to view it in HTML.


Where Can I Find  Raw Milk?
We get calls daily from folks looking for raw milk in their area. The demand and, thankfully, the supply is growing daily with the Legal Defense Fund’s help.

Here’s where you can go to find your first glass of delicious, nutritious raw milk. We encourage you to check out each farm to make sure it is clean and that the cows are mostly pasture fed.

Weston A. Price Foundation Local Chapter Leaders
These volunteer chapter leaders keep a list of nutrient-dense food suppliers in their areas including raw milk sources.
link

RealMilk.com
Realmilk.com has listings of raw milk providers in each state. link

A Campaign for Raw Milk Power Point Presentation link


Where Can I Learn More About Raw Milk Benefits?

OrganicConsumers Association
Organic Consumers Association Takes On the Raw Milk Issue link

RealMilk.com
“Health Benefits of Raw Milk from Grass Fed Animals” link

“FDA and CDC Bias Against Raw Milk” link

“The Raw Milk Movement – Healthy or Hazardous” link

“There Are Two Raw Milks’ link

Mercola.com
Demand for Raw Milk Continues to Grow link

“The Experts Are Wrong About Raw Milk” link

“The Real Reasons Why Raw Milk Is Becoming More Popular” link

“Is Raw Milk Right for You?” link

Huffington Post
Ten Things You Should Know About Raw Milk  link

NPR.org
Raw Milk:  Panacea or Poison? link

Redemske Design
Raw Milk Informational Brochure, great for consumer education – it's easy to read and answers common questions.

Brochures – 8 panel (16" x 9 1/4") approximately $.20/each + postage, discounts available for quantities over 800.

Contact:  Redemske Design, 344 Gardiner Rd., Jefferson, ME  04348, 207-549-3531 or sandy@laughingloon.com. Link to cover.

RodaleInstitute.org
PART I -The Truth About Milk - “Raw” milk proponent and dairyman Mark McAfee sheds light on pasteurization, the benefits of consuming unadulterated food, and the war on bacteria. link

PART II - Lactose Intolerance - What you need to know about raw milk and the long arm of the law link

PART III – Got (raw) Milk?  ER Doctor Calls for Research into Disease Fighting Components link

The Nourished Kitchen.com
10 Reasons to Drink Your Milk Raw link

OrganicPastures.com
“Frequently Asked Questions About Raw Milk” link

Raw-Milk-Facts.com
“Health Benefits of Raw Milk” link

NaturalNews.com
The Amazing Health Benefits of Raw Milk link

Playlist: Mark McAfee talks about Raw-Milk. link

Amazing Raw Milk YouTube Video link

Food Channel Segment - My Life in Food - Milk & Honey link

Lectures
Jan 31, 2009 - International Raw Milk Symposium – Lecture Ted Beals, M.D.

What’s the Difference Between Pasture Based and Conventionally Dairies?
http://www.seacoastonline.com/articles/20090308-BIZ-903080336


Where Can I Learn More About the Raw Milk Issue in California?

California Raw Milk Litigation link

Raw Milk and Democracy Protected Part 1 link

Raw Milk and Democracy Protected Part 2 link

Raw Milk and Democracy Protected Part 3 link

Raw Milk and CA Bill SB 201 link


Where Can I Learn More About the Risks of Pasteurized Milk?

Feb. 25, 2009 – Outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes Infections Associated With Pasteurized Milk From a Local Dairy-Massachusetts, 2007

Jan. 6, 2009 - Drinking Pasteurized Milk is Dangerous 

Jan. 21, 2008 – More Listeria Found in Massachusetts Milk Plan

Jan. 9, 2008 - Dairy linked to 3 deaths, miscarriage

Dec. 11, 1987 – 16,000 CASES - Massive Outbreak of Antimicrobial-Resistant Salmonellosis Traced to Pasteurized Milk

Jan. 27, 1984 – A Multistate Outbreak of Infections Caused by Yersinia Enterocolitica Transmitted by Pasteurized Milk


Raw Milk in the News

Jan 11 - How to Find Grass-fed Raw Milk for Your Family

Nov 21 - What a friend we have in cheeses, so why the raw deal?

Nov 21 - A taste for raw milk? Framingham farmer hoping so

Nov 21 - Federally Regulate Raw Milk?