Raw Milk Symposium Will Explore Raw Milk Safety Issues

Washington DC, Oct. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The annual raw milk symposium presented by the nutrition education nonprofit, 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

SCHEDULE

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 (realmilk.com)is a project of the nutrition education nonprofit, The Weston A. Price Foundation (westonaprice.org). 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

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

Source:Weston A. Price Foundation