By Marianne Goodland
Legislative reporter 

Raw milk sales tops legislative agenda


February 8, 2024

Farmers who want to sell raw milk directly to consumers are one step closer to being able to do it legally.

A bill co-sponsored by Senators Byron Pelton, R-Sterling, and Dylan Roberts, D-Frisco, recently won a unanimous vote from the Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee.

Senate Bill 43 “is about freedom and choice” for consumers to pick the foods and beverages they want to consume and to help promote local agriculture producers, Roberts told the committee on Jan. 18.

Many other states already allow for direct sales of raw milk, but Colorado has some of the most restric...

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