Tennessee General Assembly

A bill to close Tennessee’s raw milk loophole is dead, killed when it was assigned to the General Subcommittee of the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee.

The Tennessee General Assembly is now just hours away from adjournment for the year. It is not doing anything about 2018’s Knox County outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 that severely sickened 15 children.

The Knox County Health Department blamed the outbreak on both consumption of raw milk and contact with farm animals. Raw milk from French Broad Farm was linked 10 of the illnesses. Goats at Kids Place Inc. in Mascot, TN, were connected
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