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Raw milk, raw deal

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New rules on raw milk sales are causing an angry reaction by sellers, but the Ministry for Primary Industries says the rules are needed because of the risk raw milk poses.

The rules have put several raw milk retailers out of business in recent weeks. They come into full force on November 1. Meanwhile MPI is holding workshops to help farmers comply.

The rules have been subject to consultation and strike a balance between the increased demand for raw milk and its risk to human health, MPI says.

 

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