Daily Archives: July 19, 2010

What do 88% of (raw milk drinking) dairy farmers know, that we don’t?

Here’s a recent brief report from Julie Stauffer, via Small Farm magazine July/August 2010 (published in Victoria British Columbia):

THE APPEAL(S) OF RAW MILK — Court decision, survey fuel debate

Recent Court decisions in Ontario and B. C. have done little to resolve the raw milk debate

In January, an Ontario judge dismissed all 19 charges against Michael Schmidt, upholding the legality of his cow-share operation, which provides raw milk to members.  Justice Paul Kowarsky ruled that, because Schmidt isn’t marketing the milk to the general public,  he isn’t contravening the provincial Milk Act or Health Protection and Promotion Act. Continue reading

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