raw milk http://wfpl.org en Report On Indiana Raw Milk Study Released http://wfpl.org/post/report-indiana-raw-milk-study-released <p>The Indiana Board of Animal Health has <a href="http://www.in.gov/boah/">released a report</a> on its study on the sale of raw or unpasteurized milk for human consumption.</p> <p>The Indiana General Assembly ordered the study amid a growing chorus of calls for the legalization of raw milk sales in the Hoosier State.</p> <p>Advocates say unpasteurized milk contains nutrients that are destroyed by the heating process required by state law, and the raw product tastes better.</p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 20:34:54 +0000 Rick Howlett 2742 at http://wfpl.org Report On Indiana Raw Milk Study Released Food Safety vs Dietary Choice: The Raw Milk Argument http://wfpl.org/post/food-safety-vs-dietary-choice-raw-milk-argument <P>The debate over unpasteurized, or raw milk has been heating up in recent months. Those who drink it tout its nutritional benefits, but government health officials warn that consuming raw milk is not worth the risk of contracting a dangerous food-borne illness.<p> <P>One day a week, in a church parking lot in Lexington, dairy farmer Gary Oaks hands out glass bottles of raw milk from of the bed of his pickup. It’s milk that goes directly from the cow to the bottle and then is quickly refrigerated. Thu, 30 Aug 2012 11:30:00 +0000 Rick Howlett 1492 at http://wfpl.org Food Safety vs Dietary Choice: The Raw Milk Argument Virtual Hearing On Indiana Raw Milk Debate Closes This Week http://wfpl.org/post/virtual-hearing-indiana-raw-milk-debate-closes-week <P>A <A href="http://www.in.gov/boah/2615.htm">virtual public hearing</A> on the possible legalization of unpasteurized milk sales in Indiana is winding down this week.<p> <P>This summer, residents have been invited to submit on-line comments to a committee of the Indiana Board of Animal Health.<p> <P>The panel will then make recommendations to the Indiana General Assembly on ways it could regulate the product for human consumption.<p> <P>It’s trying to find that balance is what’s difficult on the committee to come up with…not overkill," says Indiana dairy farmer Alan Yegerlehner, a member Mon, 27 Aug 2012 12:30:00 +0000 Rick Howlett 1453 at http://wfpl.org Virtual Hearing On Indiana Raw Milk Debate Closes This Week Indiana Begins Gathering Input for Raw Milk Study http://wfpl.org/post/indiana-begins-gathering-input-raw-milk-study <p>Indiana officials begin gathering online input this week for a study on the sale of <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/foodsafety/rawmilk/raw-milk-index.html" jquery171043443221102357643="15"><u><font color="#0000ff">raw milk</font></u></a>. The information will be turned to the 2013 General Assembly.&nbsp;</p><p>Current Indiana law prohibits the sale of milk that has not been pasteurized. But its proponents say raw milk from pasture-fed animals contains beneficial nutrients depleted by the process and should be available for sale.</p> Tue, 29 May 2012 19:11:08 +0000 Rick Howlett 454 at http://wfpl.org Indiana Begins Gathering Input for Raw Milk Study Indiana Agency Gathering Information For Raw Milk Study http://wfpl.org/post/indiana-agency-gathering-information-raw-milk-study <p><em>From&nbsp;the Associated Press:</em></p><p>An Indiana agency conducting a study on the sale of <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/foodsafety/rawmilk/raw-milk-index.html" jquery171011833946440108023="15"><u><font color="#810081">raw milk</font></u></a> is asking state residents to weigh in.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 22 May 2012 19:43:38 +0000 Rick Howlett 401 at http://wfpl.org Indiana Agency Gathering Information For Raw Milk Study