Invitation to raw milk event: 31 March 2014

Last updated:
11 March 2014
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The Food Standards Agency is to hold a public meeting to discuss the future of raw milk regulations in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, and is inviting anyone with an interest in the subject to take part in the discussion.

About the event

The event, ‘The Future of Raw Milk Regulation’, to be held on Monday 31 March in central London, has been organised as part of the consultation on the raw milk regulations which is running until the end of April.

Event details:

'The Future of Raw Milk Regulation'
Date: 31 March 2014
Time: 2pm to 5pm
Address: Congress Centre, 28 Great Russell St, London WC1B 3LS

How to register

If you would like to attend, you can register online via the link on this page.

The proposals that will be discussed

The FSA published a number of proposals in January, ranging from a ban on sales through to opening up the market and allowing sales from retail outlets. The current controls have been reviewed by the FSA to make sure they are clear, consistent and control the public health risks associated with raw milk. The review took into account stakeholder and consumer views on raw milk consumption and production practices to ensure that the controls are proportionate to the risk and reflect the changing market.

All of the options and the wider issues around consumer risk and consumer choice will be discussed at the event. Speakers will include representatives from the raw milk industry, consumers, and scientists.

The full consultation on the proposals can be found via the links towards the bottom of this page.