Clean, unprocessed and full of beneficial probiotics, raw milk is hard to come by in the state of West Virginia, where burdensome prohibition laws bar the living food from being sold, traded and even shared with friends and neighbors due to misconceived perceptions about its safety. But a coalition of freedom lovers is hoping to turn things around in the Mountain State, which is currently the most oppressive state in the nation as far as raw milk is concerned.
While on Wednesday the "do-not-use" ban was lifted for nearly half a million W. Va. residents following the leak of 7,500 gallons of a foaming agent used to clean coal, a separate warning has been issued specifically for pregnant women.
Fast Facts and Trivia
- West Virginia is the only state in the Union to have acquired its
sovereignty by proclamation of the President of the United States.
- West Virginia is considered the southern most northern state and the
northern most southern state.
- Mothers Day was first observed at Andrews Church in Grafton on May 10, 1908.