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Wisconsin Hopes Cream Puff Controversy Won't Curdle Fair

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne. State fairs exist to showcase their states - which is why Wisconsin is in the midst of a cream puff controversy. For 80 years, the whipped cream in Wisconsin's beloved puffs came from a dairy farm in Waukesha, which suddenly shut down.

So this summer, the whipped cream will come from a dairy cooperative in Illinois. But the Wisconsin Bakers Association has been assured that the milk in the Illinois whipped cream comes from cows in Wisconsin.

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