Raw Milk

Minn. Officials Link Illnesses To Farm's Raw Milk Minnesota health and agriculture officials say at least six illnesses are linked to raw dairy products from a Cambridge area farm.
MDH: 25 In Minnesota Sickened Over Raw CheeseThe Minnesota Department of Health says at least 25 Minnesotans contracted salmonellosis from eating unpasteurized queso fresco. The cases were first detected late last month. Of the 25 known cases, 15 required hospitalization.
Lowry Hill Tunnel Reopens After Milk Truck OverturnThe Lowry Hill Tunnel in Minneapolis has reopened just in time for evening rush hour after a milk truck had overturned inside it on Wednesday morning.
Farmer Acquitted In Minn. Raw Milk TrialJurors have acquitted a Minnesota man accused of violating state laws by running a buying club that distributes raw milk from farmers to consumers.
Minn. Jury Begins Deliberating Raw Milk Case The case of a Minnesota man charged with violating the state's raw milk laws has gone to the jury.
Raw Milk Trial Underway In MinneapolisA Hennepin County courtroom is a long way from the dairy herds of central Minnesota. But it's where the issue of food safety hangs in the balance with consumers rights. Specifically, it’s about farmer's right to sell raw milk to members of a co-op or “private” food club.
Raw Milk Trial Postponed, Protestors DemonstrateThe trial of a farmer accused of selling raw milk, which was supposed to get underway Monday morning in Hennepin County, has been postponed one week.
Freeport Farmer Committed To Raw Milk SalesA Minnesota farmer who's under investigation for distributing unpasteurized milk says he'll continue to do so, even if it means going to jail.
Judge Won't Hold Minn. Dairy Farmer In ContemptA judge has dismissed a contempt of court allegation against a south-central Minnesota farmer accused of sickening 15 people with contaminated raw milk products.
Farmer In Raw Milk Case Answers Contempt ChargesA court hearing is postponed for the Minnesota dairy farmer accused of contempt for selling unpasteurized milk to customers.
Minn. Dairy Farmer Faces Contempt HearingA Minnesota dairy farmer accused of selling contaminated raw milk that made 15 people sick is due in court on a contempt charge.
3 Senators Propose Legalizing Sale Of Raw MilkSome legislators say it should be easier for Minnesota consumers to buy raw milk, a position that puts them at odds with health regulators and most of the state's dairy industry.