Could current Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker follow Gov. Sandoval’s and former Gov. Doyle’s precedent?
According to WTAQ News, anything could happen. Gov. Walker has said he will listen to the dairy industry and public health professionals, and if consumer safety can be guaranteed, he would approve the measure. Read more.
The last time the state considered legalizing raw milk sales, former Secretary of Agriculture Rod Nilsestuen, appointed a panel of experts to consider whether there are legal, regulatory means that might allow dairy farmers to sell unpasteurized fluid raw milk directly to consumers and, if so, what conditions would be necessary to protect public health.
However, after a year of deliberation, the 22-member panel reported that it could not endorse raw milk sales. The group agreed that if raw milk sales were made legal in Wisconsin, the state would need to impose restrictive requirements that go beyond any now found in America. Click here for more.