• Direct sales of meat to Colorado consumers may come slowly after fast approval

    1 month ago - By Food Safety

    In the two months since Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed Senate Bill 21-079 to deregulate direct to consumer meat sales, there's not been any sign of a new industry taking off. Work on writing rules and drafting animal share agreements may be holding things up.
    Polis, a “Food Freedom” advocate since his days representing Colorado in Congress, signed the “Ranch to Plate Act” on April 29 and the new law became immediately effective with his signature. It's possible that direct sales to consumers are not obvious because the paperwork is taking some time.
    The new law allows a person to sell...
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