Raw Milk

Some weeks, fate makes funny things fall across your plate at the same time. As I was reading about a recent listeria outbreak from pasteurized ice cream, someone sent me a food safety blog post, which mentions the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund, concerning the dangers of raw milk. The below  [Read more]

State Raw Milk Bills – 2015 Update

March 13, 2015
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It’s been a productive legislative session for raw milk so far. As usual, a number of bills have been introduced this session to legalize or expand raw milk sales or distribution. Two have already passed into law with the possibility of several others to follow. The Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund (FTCLDF) has worked in support of  [Read more]

Farm Freedom on the Docket in Minnesota

March 6, 2015
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On March 9, Minnesota raw milk farmer Dave Berglund will have a hearing before the Sixth Judicial District Court in Grand Marais to determine whether he is guilty of contempt of court for refusing to let Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) officials, possessing an administrative warrant, conduct an  [Read more]

Financing Our Foodshed…Fund a Farmer

February 27, 2015
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As people become disenchanted with the lending system in America, they have begun to invest their money locally in projects where they can realize the value of their investment in the goods and services they use. Additionally, it helps them ensure that their money is going toward projects that support their value system. The concept  [Read more]

FTCLDF Case Updates

February 25, 2015
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The Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund’s General Counsel Gary Cox provides the rundown on the cases he’s currently handling. Everyone represented in court by FTCLDF is a member of the organization.  [Read more]

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