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House Bills Would Prevent Federal Government From Interfering With Interstate Trade Of Raw Milk
Several House members from both parties last Friday introduced two bills that would prohibit the federal government from interfering with the interstate traffic of raw milk.
Currently, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) prohibits the interstate sale of raw milk. However, a number of states do permit the intrastate (within the borders) sale of raw milk intended for human consumption.
The Milk Freedom Act of 2015 (H.R. 3563) would authorize the interstate traffic of unpasteurized milk and milk products that are packaged for human consumption.
The bill would also prohibit a federal department, agency, or court from taking any action that would prohibit, interfere with, regulate, or otherwise restrict the interstate traffic of milk, or a milk product, that is unpasteurized and packaged for direct human consumption, if such prohibition, interference, regulation, or restriction is based on the determination that, solely because such milk or milk product is unpasteurized, such milk or milk product is adulterated, misbranded, or otherwise in violation of federal law.
The Milk Freedom Act of 2015 was introduced by US Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY).
The Interstate Milk Freedom
Act of 2015 would prohibit federal interference with the interstate traffic of unpasteurized milk and milk products that are packaged for human consumption.
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