MADISON (WKOW) -- The push to legalize raw milk sales in Wisconsin continues in the state Legislature.
Sen. Glenn Grothman and Rep. Don Pridemore, both Republicans, are sponsoring a bill that would permit the widespread sale of unpasteurized milk.
Their proposal would allow for a licensed dairy farmer to register with the state to sell raw milk and its byproducts directly to consumers.
Under current law, only incidental sales of raw milk are allowed. Last year, the Legislature passed a law that would have allowed more sales, but then-Gov. Jim Doyle vetoed it citing safety and health concerns.
Nineteen states allow direct sales of raw milk from dairy farmers to individuals. Nine additional states go a step further, permitting retail sales.
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