Senate panel moves raw-milk labeling bill


A bill that would require labeling of raw milk sold in Kansas moved out of a Senate committee Thursday morning.

The Senate agriculture committee signed off on legislation that would require producers to label raw milk as an unpasteurized product.

The labeling bill approved by the Senate committee is far different from what the Kansas Department of Agriculture had originally proposed.

The department's original bill included much stronger labeling language warning consumers that raw milk may have bacteria that could cause foodborne illness, especially in infants . . .


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