Colorado-based Representative Seeks to Lessen National Food Regulations

Boulder based US Representative Jared Polis is seeking support for a series of legal measures that would lessen the degree of food regulations nationwide. Partnering with Thomas Massie, a Republican from Kentucky, the duo are looking to launch several bills that would lessen the legal restrictions on foods such as beef, milk, kombucha and hemp.

One current bill the congressmen are pushing for is known as the PRIME Act, which would allow states to sell non-USDA slaughtered beef directly to consumers and retailers without the beef having ever been inspected by the USDA. Additionally, the duo are also championing the "Milk Freedom Act" and the "Milk Interstate Freedom Act" which would allow for raw milk to be legally sold in all 50 states.

 "You shouldn't have the federal government telling you what you can and can't eat," said Polis. Read More