Posts filed under Raw Milk regulation

The Raw Milk movement is on the move

On the 3rd of May 2018 dairy farmers who produce raw drinking milk (RDM) met with the FSA with the aim of working together to ensure the continued sale and appropriate controls for the sale of RDM.

Listeria in Australia

A sixth person has died from listeriosis linked to contaminated rockmelon and a Victorian woman had a miscarriage linked to the outbreak. The nationwide total of people affected remains at 19. 

Raw dairies keep farming and show resilience

Sustainable farming is under pressure, however farmers keep farming because they get immense satisfaction from being in harmony with nature. Customers love the nutrient-dense food they provide.

The Raw Milk Institute

The Raw Milk Institute was founded in 2010 to develop and provide raw milk food safety standards, farmer education and farmer-to-farmer mentoring. RAWMI is a nonprofit organisation with a board that includes raw milk producers, PhD veterinarians and researchers from around the world.

B.C. Fresh Milk Project

The British Columbia Herdshare Association is a non-profit society serving the herdshare community of British Colombia through providing support, education, and advocacy. They are doing some very inspirational work.

Smiling Tree Farm Micro Dairy

Smiling Tree Farm micro-dairy have a small herd of only 7 Jersey cows who are grazed all year round on organically grown pasture. They eat grass, clover, wildflowers and a diverse mixture of highly nutritious herbs. 

A response to a concerned doctor regarding Raw Milk consumption

This was a recent response written to a concerned doctor regarding raw milk consumption. It was written by Mark McAfee who is the CEO at Organic Pastures dairy in Fresno, California. 

Fair Regulations and Production Standards for Raw Milk

Consumers compare dignified systems supporting family farmers overseas to the absurd behaviours seen here. Rules should focus on creating quality control, not on regulating the raw product out of viability.

Raw Milk & vending machines save small family farms

In England there is legislation to support smaller dairy farmers in producing premium raw milk from healthy, grass-fed cows to mitigate risk.  ARMM calls on the Australian government to install similar legislation to save small family farms affected by the current dairy crisis. 

Raw Milk producers Hook and Son visit Australia

RAW MILK producers Stephen and Phil Hook came to Australia for a few days for the screening of the documentary film, The Moo Man, as part of the Melbourne Food and Wine festival.