Harvard Law School Food Law Society Hosting Raw Milk Debate

At one time, everyone drank raw milk. But with the invention of pasteurization and its alleged safety benefits, consumption of raw milk in this country almost completely disappeared. In fact, in some states it is illegal to sell raw milk. But a growing segment of the population is clamoring for increased access to raw milk, citing its nutritional benefits and recently discovered inbuilt safety mechanisms. Opponents are skeptical of such nutritional claims and believe the safety risks of unpasteurized milk are simply too high.
Join the Food Law Society as we present a debate covering the legal, health, and nutritional merits of raw milk. The participants are:
Fred Pritzker, Pritzker & Olson Law Firm
Dr. Heidi Kassenborg, Director, Dairy & Food Inspection Division, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
vs.
Sally Fallon Morell, President, Weston A. Price Foundation
David Gumpert, Author, The Raw Milk Revolution
When: Thursday, February 16, 2012, 7:15 pm – 8:45 pm
Where: Harvard Law School, Langdell South Classroom. For those that can’t make it, the event will be live-streamed. Video will also be available after the event.
Contact: Jonathan Abrams, jabrams@jd12.law.harvard.edu
We’re thrilled with all the interest I’ve received regarding our Raw Milk Debate scheduled for Thursday, February 16th at 7:15 at HLS. For those who can’t attend in person and are interested in watching the livestream, information will be posted on our organization’s website, http://www.foodsoc.org/

The video will also be archived on our YouTube page, http://www.youtube.com/user/HLSFoodLawSociety. Feel free to check out video from our other events.

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