Kansas Senators on Wednesday starting wading into the debate over whether the sale of raw milk should be banned in Kansas, although prospects for the bill appeared dim.
The dairy industry argued that it was threatened by the potential health risks posed by raw milk, suggesting it could be blamed for any illnesses arising from its consumption.
The industry said the bill would protect the "misinformed" or "uninformed" from the dangers of consuming raw milk.
"I can just see the headline now: Local dairyman sickens or kills child from drinking raw mill," said Aaron Pauly, a Sedgwick County dairy farmer . . .