The conference committee’s amendments on prohibitions and exemptions were accepted before the North Dakota Legislature OK’d farmers selling raw milk directly to consumers.

Those provisions provide that

— A farm may sell raw milk directly to the end consumer for personal consumption.

— A farm may not sell raw milk

Continue Reading Legislatures are acting mostly with caution when it comes to raw milk

This week is going to be remembered for another definition of the Waters of the United States, commonly known as WOTUS, being struck down by a federal court.

In this case, the U.S. District Court for North Dakota has invalidated the Environmental Protection Agency’s most recent rule for defining what

Continue Reading All wait on the ‘Navigable Waters’ of the United States case by the Supreme Court

North Dakota health officials want state legislators to clarify rules about so-called cottage foods because of concerns about botulism poisoning.

The State Health Council, which includes two state senators, approved the proposed changes during a special meeting this week. The council doesn’t want additional regulations but rather wants to make
Continue Reading Health council wants law on ‘cottage’ foods clarified to protect the public