State legislative sessions are currently active and at FTCLDF we are monitoring a number of bills relevant to our mission, and of interest to our members and their food production operations. The following are food and food safety bills that were passed in the 2022 legislative session and the implications of each: Connecticut Connecticut passed […]
raw milk bills
Farm-to-Consumer Raw Milk Sales Legalized in Georgia; Bill Signed by Governor Kemp
Unpasteurized, “raw” milk is now legal in the state of Georgia for human consumption. Georgia’s legislature successfully passed a bill that allows the sale of unpasteurized, “raw” milk, and it has now been signed into law by Governor Kemp. While Georgians were previously able to purchase raw milk as pet food, sales for human consumption […]
Update on Proposed Prohibition of Raw Milk in Kansas
Currently in Kansas, raw milk is legal to sell directly from the farm. But two new bills were introduced this legislative session, one which would completely ban the sale of raw (unpasteurized) milk in the state and the other which…
ACT NOW: Support the Interstate Milk Freedom Act!
On December 12, 2019, Representatives Thomas Massie (R-KY) and Chellie Pingree (D-ME) introduced the Interstate Milk Freedom Act. Please call your House Representative and tell him/her why you care about this legislation.
Crookies and Cream: Raw Milk Ice Cream in New Hampshire
In early August, Jill received a letter from the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, threatening to fine her unless she stopped selling ice cream. In the message from the Department’s supervisor…