“(Durham) – A controversial Durham-area raw milk farmer has an ally in Ottawa.
The MP for Bruce-Grey Owen Sound, Larry Miller, visited Michael Schmidt’s farm on Wednesday — and he says the Ministry of Natural Resources is mismanaging its department “by trying to make an example” of Schmidt.
Miller tells Bayshore Broadcasting News the consumption of unpasteurized milk is commonplace by dairy farmers throughout Grey and Bruce Counties.
Instead of bullying the industry into compliance, Miller suggests Ontario and the MNR adopt policies to regulate raw milk consumption.
He says jurisdictions in the United States and Europe have established raw milk regulations to ensure the production facilities are adequate and hygienic….”