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Harvard Food Law Society to Host Raw Milk Debate Feb. 16

By Kimberly Hartke
Weston A. Price Foundation

At one time, everyone drank raw milk. But with the invention of pasteurization and its alleged safety benefits, consumption of raw milk in this country almost completely disappeared. In fact, in some states it is illegal to sell raw milk. But a growing segment of the population is clamoring for increased access to raw milk, citing its nutritional benefits and recently discovered inbuilt safety mechanisms. Opponents are skeptical of such nutritional claims and believe the safety risks of unpasteurized milk are simply too high.

Join the Food Law Society as we present a debate covering the legal, health, and nutritional merits of raw milk. The participants are:

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Free Webinar Series Offered for Specialty Crop Farmers

By OEFFA

Registration is Now Open for January and March 2012 Sessions

Countryside Conservancy and the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) are offering a series of free webinars designed for specialty crop growers.  Two webinars have been scheduled and will be offered in January and March.

There is no charge to participate, but pre-registration is required.

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