Raw Milk Symposium Will Explore Raw Milk Safety Issues

Raw Milk Symposium Will Explore Raw Milk Safety Issues

Symposium Free for the Public and Government Officials Through Live Streaming

Washington, D.C.–October 21, 2014– [ GlobeNewswire ]The annual raw milk symposium presented by the Weston A. Price Foundation will be available to the public and to government officials through livestreaming (and archived).

The Raw Milk Symposium will feature raw milk experts and activists, including Mark McAfee, owner of the largest raw milk dairy in California and chairman of the Raw Milk Institute, Pete Kennedy, president of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund, and Sally Fallon Morell, founder of A Campaign for Real Milk.

The session will be held Monday November 10, 2014 from 9:15 to 4:00 PM, Eastern Time.

To access the session on November 10, or anytime after, go to http://www.fleetwoodonsite.com/wise/2014annual/live_raw_milk

09:15 – 10:30 – Raw Milk Legal Updates for Canada and the U.S., Karen Selick, LL.B and Pete Kennedy, Esq.

10:45 – 12:00 – Producing Safe Raw Cheese, Sally Fallon Morell
Cheese is a processed product, and whether raw or pasteurized, it needs to be produced under strict sanitary conditions. Sally Fallon Morell will share her experience as a cheese maker on sanitation, plant maintenance and record keeping, and will provide tips on how to pass your FDA inspection.

1:15 – 2:30 – RAWMI Progress and Lessons from the Listed, Mark McAfee
RAWMI food safety success; creating a bright and safe future for raw milk.

2:45 – 4:00 – A New California Raw Milk Dairy, Cynthia Daley, PhD
This session will focus on the steps required to pass through the grade A permit and licensing process, including all state and county agencies that are involved and their associated costs. We will also cover the details of the on-farm Risk Analysis & Management plan to meet & exceed the needs of state standards as we work toward safe production methods for raw milk.

The Raw Milk Symposium is being held immediately following FOCUS ON FOOD, the Fifteenth International Conference of the Weston A. Price Foundation, which is Friday, November 7 – Sunday, November 9 in Indianapolis. Click here for conference details, to register or call (540) 722-7104.

The Campaign for Real Milk is a project of the nutrition education nonprofit, The Weston A. Price Foundation. Based in Washington, DC, WAPF is the leading advocacy group promoting broader consumer access to safety-tested raw milk. Contact info@westonaprice.org or visit realmilk.com and westonaprice.org.


Media Contacts:

Kimberly Hartke, WAPF Publicist 703-860-2711, press@westonaprice.org
Liz Reitzig, Public Relations Associate, 301-807-5063, lizreitzig@gmail.com


A Project of The Weston A. Price Foundation

Kimberly Hartke is the publicist for the Weston A. Price Foundation. Her public relations company, Hartke Communications specializes in health and wellness clients. To book a nutrition education expert, contact Kimberly via, press@westonaprice.org.

4 Responses to Raw Milk Symposium Will Explore Raw Milk Safety Issues

  1. Theresa Cardinali says:

    It is important to debunk the negative myths that some people actually believe. Get the whole story.

  2. It is so amazing, the amount of information the Weston Price Foundation provides. It is reaching more and more people all over the world! And now this raw milk symposium, for free; truly good work!

  3. Karissa says:

    Thank you for providing this free of charge to the public! I hope many people watch it and are made aware of the health benefits and safety of drinking raw milk.

  4. Linda Brooks Stone says:

    I am 67 years old and have been distributing raw milk or over 30 years. In that time I have seen many Dairies close down and have not seen any interest in the younger farmers to start small community dairying. When I milk my last cow their is no one to supply all the families I distribute to with fresh raw milk in my community. We need to show the profit in direct sale of milk and remove the fear of breaking some law and the fear of sickness from drinking raw milk.

    Thank you W.A.P., Realmilk.com, and FTCLDF for all that you do to promote raw milk.

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