Daily Archives: March 26, 2014

Court won’t stop the flow of raw milk

While most of the media outlets in the country ran the Canadian Press boilerplate, Jeffrey Carter at The Western Producer, dug a little deeper:

Michael Schmidt (left) raises the traditional toast of raw milk during a celebratory gathering of friends after the Court of Appeal proceedings in Toronto, February 2014.

“DRESDEN, Ont. — A court decision last week hasn’t put an end to Michael Schmidt’s raw milk business.

The Court of Appeal for Ontario upheld an Ontario Court of Justice ruling from three years ago that said Schmidt’s “cow-share” scheme was not a legitimate way to circumvent the province’s Health Protection and Promotion Act, which prohibits the sale, delivery and distribution of unpasteurized milk and cream.

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