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Prosecutors: Raw milk farmer ignored licensing laws

Published On: May 21 2013 08:58:39 PM CDT   Updated On: May 21 2013 09:00:55 PM CDT
BARABOO, Wis. -

Prosecutors are trying to show a jury that a Wisconsin raw milk farmer showed blatant disregard for state licensing laws.

On the second day of trial, attorneys with the state Department of Justice continued Tuesday to drill into evidence collected during a raid on Vernon Hershberger's Loganville farm in June 2010.

The Baraboo News Republic reports inspectors who took part in the raid identified pictures of food and equipment taken inside a pantry that resembled a small grocery store.

The state contends Hershberger sold retail food, produced milk and operated a dairy plant without proper state licenses. Advocates for raw milk accuse regulators of targeting Hershberger.

Hershberger contends his farm did not operate as a retailer, because those who consumed its products were part of a private club.

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