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“We wrote the law…” – dairy industry lawyer

November 17, 2010

“[W]e wrote the law and are in the best position to tell you what it means.” — David Crass, a lawyer for the Wisconsin dairy lobby

Wisconsin government officials and ordinary citizens have complained that the dairy industry has too much influence over laws that are supposed to protect residents from pollution. The dairy lobby constantly pushes for less oversight. Inspections of Wisconsin factory farms are rare. Sponsors of the dairy lobby include pharmaceutical giants such as Pfizer and Eli Lilly.

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