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Raw milk: Healthy or health threat?

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A bill passed by the Wisconsin Assembly Apri 23 to allow farmers to sell raw, unpasteurized milk directly to consumers gets mixed reactions locally.

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Limitations added to the bill persuaded her to vote for it, said state Senator Sheila Harsdorf, R-River Falls.

As a representative of his state organization, he spoke against the bill at the hearing, but Pierce County farmer Mel Pittman said there may be health benefits to raw milk.

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Judy Wiff
Judy Wiff has been regional editor for RiverTown’s Wisconsin newspapers since 1996. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and sociology from UW-River Falls. She has worked as a reporter for several weekly newspapers in Wisconsin.
(715) 426-1049
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