Some state farmers selling raw milk early

Arkansas law takes effect Friday as customers say benefits worth the risk

Posted: August 12, 2013 at 12:32 a.m.

A law allowing the sale of unpasteurized milk in Arkansas doesn’t go into effect until Friday, but dairy farmers across the state have been skirting it for weeks.

Reader poll

What do you think about the state allowing the sale of raw cow's milk?

  • I don't like it; I think raw milk is dangerous. 36% 9 votes
  • It's like it: I think raw milk is the most healthful option. 24% 6 votes
  • I like that sales are allowed, but I wouldn't buy it for myself. 28% 7 votes
  • I need to know more. 8% 2 votes
  • Other (please contribute to comments section). 4% 1 vote

25 total votes.

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