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Portland, Me., officials consider allowing raw milk sales at farmers markets – as long vendors include official CDC propaganda

November 26, 2011
Ethan A. Huff, Natural News
11/25/2011

Maine is one of ten US states that currently recognizes the freedom of individuals to buy and sell raw milk at the farm and retail level (http://www.farmtoconsumer.org/raw_m…). But raw milk sold at farmers markets technically does not fall under the banner of either “farm” or “retail” sales, which prompted a recent crackdown by (nit-picky) Portland, Me., health officials against its sale at such events.

In response to this needless crackdown, farmers, vendors, and patrons who support the sale of raw milk at farmers markets showed up at a recent city council meeting to push for an amendment to lift the ban. And The Portland Press Herald (PPH) reports that members of the Portland City Council’s Health and Recreation Commission have actually recommended approval of an ordinance that will allow raw milk sales at city farmers markets.

And now… the rest of the story. …..

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