USA -Hawaii lawmakers say locavores want unpasteurized, raw milk

Food Safety News

Citing increasing demand for local food, a group of state legislators in Hawaii is supporting a bill to allow the sale of raw milk in retail stores, but only if it has “a label that warns about the risks of consuming unpasteurized milk, especially to children and the elderly.”

“The legislature finds that consumers’ food preferences have shifted toward locally-produced food in recent years,” the bill states.

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