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ACT NOW! Sign the FAX Petition and send your own comments to your U.S. legislators.
 
Help stop the latest push for “Fast Track” legislation. This type of legislation would enable corporate power grabs–like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement–to be rushed through Congress without the normal procedures for amendments and debate.  [Read more]

FSMA: The Threat to Raw Milk

November 2, 2014
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Even though the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) hasn’t carried out or threatened an enforcement action against raw milk producers for several years, FDA remains the most anti-raw milk government agency in the country. In 2010 Congress, greatly expanded FDA’s power with the passage of the  [Read more]

Wisconsin Supreme Court Raw Milk Cases for Food Freedom

October 18, 2014
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WILL WISCONSIN SUPREME COURT UPHOLD FOOD FREEDOM?
By Gayle Loiselle
 
Three Wisconsin farms now have petitions for review before the state’s Supreme Court—all challenging the legality and constitutionality of contracts between farmers, private citizens and private food groups to acquire or provide fresh unpasteurized  [Read more]

Oyster Dependent Businesses & Sustainable Food Advocates Appeal

September 23, 2014
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Preliminary Injunction for Drakes Bay Oyster Company Denied
 
Update 10/6/14: Settlement with NPS – New Chapter for DBOC
SAN FRANCISCO—(September 23, 2014)—Businesses in West Marin and San Francisco that directly depend on the continued operation of the Drakes Bay Oyster Company (“DBOC”) along with sustainable food advocates filed a notice of appeal to  [Read more]

Why We Must Save the Drakes Bay Oyster Farm

September 8, 2014
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In July, restaurateurs and others affected by the scheduled closure of Drakes Bay Oyster Company (DBOC) filed a second lawsuit to keep DBOC in operation. The original lawsuit was filed in December 2012 by DBOC itself. Long-time DBOC supporter, Sarah Rolph, discusses the latest lawsuit and the importance of keeping a community treasure in operation at the Point Reyes National Seashore.
 
The Drakes Bay Oyster Farm is an historic cultural resource, having been in operation over 80 years. Virtually every government  [Read more]

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