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2014
USA Jul 24 Grow Your Agtivism Skills--Attend Food Freedom Fest!
USA Jul 15 INFO ALERT - Attend Farm & Food Leadership Conference Sept. 15-16 in Bastrop, Texas!
USA Jul 12 News Digest - FTCLDF 2013 Summary, Landmark Ag Bill Now Law, Food Freedom Fest & More!
USA Jul 9 INFO ALERT - New Notches on the Food Freedom Belt in FTCLDF's 2013 Summary!
USA Jul 4 Celebrate Our Birthday & Your Food Freedom! FTCLDF Turns 7 Today!
USA Jun 28 News Digest - FDA Driving Illinois Raw Milk Regulations, Battle of Yorktown, Annual Appeal FundRAISER
USA Jun 27 New E-Book! The Tao of Paleo - A Holistic Approach to the Paleo Lifestyle!
USA Jun 18 INFO ALERT - Protect Your Backyard Garden from Zoning Pests!
VA Jun 17 URGENT ALERT: York County Board Voting to Strip Farming Rights
USA Jun 12 Info Alert - Be Our BFFF! (Best Friend of Farmers and FTCLDF)
MO Jun 3 Info Alert - Visit Us at the Grassfed Exchange Conference Jul. 30-Aug. 1 in Missouri!
USA Jun 2 Info Alert - Find Real Food Mobile App + Wise Traditions Regional Conference!
USA May 31 News Digest - LA Lakers Eat Grass-Fed, Unacceptable Levels Film & Facebook Notifications
USA May 15 REMINDER to Play It Forward: Rent Unacceptable Levels to Help FTCLDF and Learn About Toxins!
MI May 14 Uphold the Michigan Right to Farm Act Now!
VA May 12 Attend VA Pitchfork Protest Rally on May 14 to Support Farmers' Rights!
USA May 8 Play It Forward: View Unacceptable Levels and Learn What FTCLDF and You Can Do About Toxins!
USA May 6 Act Today! Speak Up for Raw Milk Freedom - May 6!
USA May 3 News Digest - Raw Milk Day of Action, Indiana Poultry/Eggs, Brown Case to Supreme Court, Episode 16 & more!
USA Apr 30 Introducing Buchi Sovereign Kombucha to Benefit FTCLDF!
MN Apr 28 Minnesota Raw Dairy Petition - Please Sign Now!
USA Apr 25 Last Chance! Shop for Mother's Day at 5th Annual Pampered Chef FundRAISER!
USA Apr 24 Listen to the Food Rights Hour Podcast Episode 16: Protecting Local Foods
VT Apr 23 URGENT Action - Calls Needed NOW - Raw Milk Delivery Bill in Vermont!
USA Apr 17 Enter to Win an 8-Piece Stainless Steel Cookware Set for FREE!
USA Apr 15 INFO ALERT - Shop the 5th Annual Pampered Chef FundRAISER in Time for Mother's Day!
USA Apr 12 News Digest - Illinois Raw Milk Threat Abated, MI Swine ISO Struck Down, April Webinars, Membership Drive Recap!
CA Apr 8 Act Now - CA Ag Cmte Hearing on "Farm to Fridge" Raw Milk Bill (AB 2505) on April 9!
CA Apr 4 Tell CA Ag Committee to Support "Farm to Fridge" Raw Milk
USA Apr 3 INFO ALERT - Interested in Raw Milk Production? Sign Up for Raw Milk University's Webinar Series!
IL Apr 2 Illinois Raw Milk Survey - Please Complete ASAP
USA Mar 29 News Digest - Federal Raw Milk Bills Introduced, Podcast Ep. #15, New Member Reminder!
IL Mar 28 URGENT Action - Calls Needed Now - Raw Milk Ban in Illinois!
USA Mar 28 INFO ALERT - Last Chance! Join FTCLDF Today for Your Free Gift!
USA Mar 27 INFO ALERT - Join Joel Salatin & Become a Member of FTCLDF! Free Gifts Thru Midnight Friday!
IL Mar 25 URGENT Action Alert - Oppose Ban on Raw Milk in Illinois ASAP!
USA Mar 25 Listen to the Food Rights Hour Podcast Episode 15: Underground Dairy, Forbidden Oysters, Let Us Farm!
USA Mar 22 News Digest - Farm Bill Victories, Precedent-Setting Ag Bill plus Join FTCLDF Today for Choice of Gift!
MI Mar 19 Speak Up About The Michigan Right to Farm Act by March 20 at 9 AM!
USA Mar 18 INFO ALERT - Join Us in Sowing Seeds of Food Freedom and Choose Your Gift!
VA Mar 12 UPDATE: VA SB51 Signed Into Law! Sign Petition to Thank Supporters!
USA Mar 6 Listen to the Food Rights Hour Podcast Episode 14: Food Buying Clubs + WAPF Regional Early Bird Extended!
USA Mar 3 News Digest - Baker's Pigs Now Legal, GMO Comments to USDA, Podcast 14, WAPF Regional!
USA Mar 3 Last Chance to Comment to USDA on "Agent Orange" Crops & GMO Contamination!
USA Feb 27 Info Alert - Attend WAPF Regional and FREE Farmageddon Screening in Houston - Early Bird Ends Feb. 28!
USA Feb 25 Tell USDA to Protect GMO-Free Producers by March 4!
VA Feb 25 VA Senate Committee HB1089 Vote on Feb. 27 - Sign Revised Petition & Call Senators!
IN Feb 19 Indiana SB 179 - House Committee Hearing 8:30 a.m. Thurs Feb 20
GA Feb 18 GA Raw Milk Bill - Sign Petition for House Cmte - Hearing 8 a.m. Wed. Feb 19
USA Feb 11 News Digest - Tell USDA to Reject GMO Corn and Soybean Seeds, SD Raw Milk Bill & SALE on Ancestral Food Summit!
USA Feb 7 Tell USDA to Reject "Agent Orange" GMO Corn and Soy by February 24!
SD Feb 4 SD Raw Milk Bill - Sign Petition & Attend Senate Hearing Friday Feb. 7!
VA Jan 31 URGENT ACTION: VA Senate SB51 Vote on Feb. 4 - Sign Revised Petition & Call Senators!
VA Jan 30 Sign Revised Petition for Committee Hearing Jan. 31!
VA Jan 29 VA Zoning Bill HB1089 - Sign Petition & Attend House Hearing Thursday Jan. 30 morning!
VA Jan 27 Support the On-Farm Activities Bill in the Senate on Thursday Jan. 30 in Richmond!
MD Jan 24 MD Cow-Share Bill - Sign Petition & Attend Hearing Tuesday Jan. 28!
USA Jan 21 New Webinar Series & FREE Health Summit Plus TPP Fast Track, FSMA Podcast, Farm Bill Concerns & Gains in VA
USA Jan 20 Tell Congress To Do Its Job and Vote No on TPP Trade Agreement!
IN Jan 20 Tell your IN Senator to Vote for SB 179 Now!
MI Jan 20 Speak Up About The Michigan Right to Farm Act by January 22!
VA Jan 17 Support the New On-Farm Activities Bill on Monday, Jan. 20 in Virginia!
VA Jan 16 Support The Food Freedom Act in Virginia Now!
OH Jan 13 Join Fellow GE-Labeling Advocates in Ohio! RSVP by Jan. 14
USA Jan 13 Sign Up Now for FREE Access to New Year New You Summit!
USA Jan 8 Take Action Now on the Farm Bill
2013
USA Dec 31 Celebrating Food Rights from Virginia to Slovenia & Last Chance to Donate!
USA Dec 27 Protect Farmers & Make Your Year-End Tax-Deductible Donation for Public Interest Litigation
USA Dec 18 Give the Gift (Membership) That Keeps On Giving
USA Dec 16 Time is Ticking - Tell USDA to Keep Apples GMO-free by Midnight Tonight!
USA Dec 16 Last Chance to Win a Trip to Cooking School with Food Renegade in Colorado!
MA Dec 12 MA Raw Milk - Attend Rescheduled Hearing on Dec. 16 & Write Emails
USA Dec 9 Keep Apples GMO-free, Episode #12 Podcast & Judge Dismisses Charges
USA Dec 6 Tell USDA to Keep Apples GMO-free by December 16!
MA Nov 22 Massachusetts Raw Milk - Attend Hearing Monday, Nov. 25 & Write Letters
USA Oct 30 Tell Congress to Rein in FDA Now & Comment on Proposed FSMA Regulations by Nov. 15th
SD Oct 8 Reminder - South Dakota Raw Milk Still in Jeopardy: Oct 8 Meeting & Comments to SDDA
USA Sep 23 Comment Deadline Midnight 9/23/13 - Pastured Egg Farms at Risk
VA Sep 4 Seeking Input from Farmers & Attend On-Farm Activities Working Group Meeting in Virginia
SD Aug 17 South Dakotans Raw Milk in Jeopardy, Attend Aug 20 Meeting & Contact LRRC Members
SD Jul 25 South Dakota Reminder - Attend Important Meeting 7/26 & Send Comments by 8/5
MI Jul 10 Preserve Heritage Hog Breeds & Support Mark Baker in Michigan This Friday 7/12
USA Jun 27 Comment by July 1, 2013 - Tell EPA to LOWER Glyphosate Levels - Protect our health not boost Monsanto profits
USA Jun 19 Act Now - Farm Bill in House, Online Petition to U.S. Representatives
USA Jun 5 Tell Senators to Support Farm Bill Amendments for small farmers,non-GMO ag & food freedom
USA Jun 4 Petition to Support Non-GMOs, Farmer Freedom & Consumer Choice in Farm Bill
USA May 23 Support Non-GMOs, Farmer Freedom & Consumer Choice in Farm Bill
ME May 14 POSTPONED Sentencing Hearing for Dan Brown - Thanks for Supporting Food Sovereignty
ME May 14 Support Food Sovereignty in Maine - Attend Sentencing Hearing for Dan Brown on May 16
IL Apr 30 REMINDER for Illinois - Take Action Now, Contact IDPH
TX Apr 17 Protect Small Texas Farmers & Backyard Poultry Owners
USA Apr 16 Keep Aspartame Out of Milk or Require Labeling!
MO Apr 8 Stop Missouri's Monsanto Protection Act
MT Apr 6 Support Montana HB 574 for Raw Milk - Hearing Tuesday, April 9 at 3 p.m.
AK Apr 3 URGENT Support Arkansas HB 1536 for Raw Milk - Hearing April 5
IL Mar 28 Tell IDPH to Leave the Raw Milk Law the Way It Is in Illinois
USA Mar 14 URGENT GMO Alert - Tell your Senator to Vote YES on Tester Amendments TODAY!
MT Feb 27 Support Montana Raw Milk - Attend Hearing Thursday, March 7
NM Feb 27 URGENT Stop Anti-Raw Milk Bill SB 286 in New Mexico - Committee Meeting Feb. 28
TX Feb 25 Raw Milk & Permit Fee Bills - Hearing Wed, Feb 27 at Texas Capitol
TX Feb 14 Raw Milk Drop Point Busted in Texas - Help Us Change the Law!
MD Feb 13 Ask MD Delegates to Support HB 502
USA Feb 6 Tell Your Senators to Support House Bill 1430
NM Jan 30 Oppose Anti-Raw Milk Bill in New Mexico
WY Jan 29 Support Wyoming Food Freedom - HB 108
VA Jan 29 URGENT - Tomorrow Full Committee Debates Boneta Bill, HB 1430, on Jan. 30 Wed. 8:30 am
USA Jan 24 Tell FDA to Halt Approval of GE Salmon!
VA Jan 23 Support Freedom and Opportunity for Farmers and Producers
2012
TX Dec 17 Support Raw Milk Access in Texas
MI Dec 7 Protect the Right to Farm, Act while there's time
USA/CA Dec 4 Tell Congress to Dump Monsanto Rider
USA/CA Nov 2 Turning the Tide on Prop 37 - Home Stretch on Labeling GMOs
USA/CA Oct 27 kNOw GMOs - Voting YES for Prop 37 - National Concern (& espanol links)
CA Oct 2 Label GMOs! Your Right to Know What's in Your Food
USA Sep 12 Occupy Monsanto against GMOs - conference & action nationwide
MN Sep 12 Stand Up for Freedom - Criminal Trial for Peaceful Farmer Alvin Schlangen
USA Sep 6 Stop Agent Orange Soy & GMO Apples!
IN Aug 15 Participate in Virtual Public Hearing on Raw Milk
USA Jul 25 Tell Congress not to let Agribusiness write its own rules
USA Jul 10 Fight GMOs & Support Local Meat in Farm Bill
WI Jul 9 Rally for Hershberger, Hearing July 11
USA Jun 15 Protect family farms & ranches, Stop Animal ID regulations
USA Jun 14 Support Raw Milk Freedom & non-GMO Seed Now!
WY May 23 Wyoming Food Freedom - Stop Dept. of Ag from Stealing Your Rights
MN May 12 Reminder - Support for Schlangen & Food Freedom in MN
CA May 7 Drop the Money Bomb on GMOs - Please Donate before May 26
MI Apr 10 Stop Michigan DNR Power Grab
USA Mar 22 Tell FDA to Label GMOs
MN Mar 07 Minnesota Needs Calls to Support Raw Milk - Deadline is March 10
USA Mar 01 Nationwide Support for Hershberger
USA Feb 22 Support Raw Milk Freedom Now!
IA Feb 11 Iowa Needs Calls to Support Raw Milk - Hearing Monday, Feb 13
KY Feb 9 KY Bill SB47 Slated for Vote Today! Feb 9, 2012
KY Feb 2 Raw Milk - Support KY Bill SB47 - Sign Petition & Spread the Word
NJ Feb 2 NJ Raw Milk Bill Hearing Tomorrow, Thursday Feb 2 at 2pm
KY Jan 31 Raw Milk - Support Kentucky Livestock Share Bill - Senate Voting
IN Jan 31 Surprise IN Raw Milk Bill - Ask Senators to Vote YES Today!
USA Jan 19 Urge your Rep to Protect Raw Milk!
WI Jan 9 Rally & Hershberger Hearing in Wisconsin, Jan 11
2011
NJ Dec 12 NJ Raw Milk Bill Hearing Monday, Dec 12
USA Nov 17 Protect our farms from new Animal ID regulations
USA Sept 28 Support Food Freedom Now!
CA Aug 4 Rawesome Raid Protest Rally in L.A. Aug. 4
PA June 22 Protect Raw Milk & Local Foods
MA June 13 MA Raw Milk Bill Hearing Tues, June 14
TX May 26 Calls Needed to Help Local Foods in Texas!
USA May 10 Rally for Food & Farm Freedom in D.C. May 16, 10a-1p Mon.
TX Apr 14 Texas Raw Milk and Local Foods Bills Set for Hearing
WI Apr 12 Raw Milk Day at the Capitol in Madison, Wisconsin
MN Apr 4 Urgent Action Alert for Minnesota Raw Milk Bill
WI Apr 1 Call Your Senators and Legislators Urge Them to Co-Sponsor the Raw Milk Bill
TX Mar 31 Call Your Texas Legislators to Support Raw Milk!
MN Feb 13 MN Raw Milk Bills Under Attack Urgent Request for All Minnesotans
MO Jan 10 Morningland Dairy Trial Set for January 11 & 12
2010
USA Dec 20 S.510 now H.R. 2751 - Tell Reps to Vote "NO"...
USA Dec 9 S.510 now H.R. 3082 - Tell Your Senators to Vote "NO"...
USA Dec 7 S.510 - Tell Your Representative to Oppose...
USA Nov 23 VOTE "NO" on CLOTURE & OPPOSE S.510
USA Nov 19 CALL Your SENATORS ASAP - Implore Them to Oppose S.510
USA Nov 16 URGENT S.510 Alert - Vote NO on Cloture
USA Nov 15 Stop S.510
MO & WA Nov 9 Cheesemakers Under Attack
MO Oct 22 Support Morningland Dairy: Help stop destruction of raw cheese inventory
PA Oct 4 Stop PA Proposed Regulations
USA Aug 14 USDA Public Meetings on Animal Disease Traceability
USA June 23 USDA Dietary Guidelines for 2010
USA June 15 USDA Has Announced Two More Public Meeting on its Animal Traceability Framework
NE June 11 Northeast Raw Milk Symposium and Fundraiser: August 12-13
WIMay 17Rally in Madison, Wisconsin to Insist that Governor Doyle signs the Raw Milk Bill
VTMay 10Ask Your State Senator to Support S295
MAMay 7Healthy Raw Milk! OCA Takes a Stand in Massachusetts
USAApr 30USDA to Hold Public Meetings on Animal ID
WIApr 26Call Gov. Doyle to sign Raw Milk Bill into Law
USAApr 26FDA Steps Up Enforcement Against Raw Milk
USAApr 25The National Organic Standards Board is being bullied by the United Egg Producers
WIApr 20Wisconsin Raw Milk Activist Wins Important Court Victory
MAApr 15MA Raw Milk Farms Threatened as State Moves to Make Buying Clubs Illegal
USAApr 6Act Now to Legalize Raising Domestic Muscovy Ducks
WIMarch 25WI Assembly Committee Vote
USAMarch 5WAPF ACTION ALERT ON SENATE FOOD SAFETY BILL
WIMarch 3URGENT - HEARING TO SUPPORT KEY RAW MILK LEGISLATION IN WI
USAMar 1Register Now – 2nd Annual Int’l Raw Milk Symposium – April 10, 2010 – Madison, Wisconsin
FLFeb 26Florida Food Freedom Act
USAFeb 22GENETICALLY MODIFIED ALFALFA
WYFeb 12Wyoming Food Freedom Act - HB 54 - Opportunity to expand raw milk sales
USAFeb 09USDA Announces New Framework For Animal Traceability!
USAFeb 09Stop Genetically Engineered Alfalfa!
USAJan 25Contact the White House – Don't Let Lobbyists Weaken New Organic Dairy Standards
USAJan 7Senate Food Safety Bill
2009
MADec 16Raw Milk Hearing in Framingham, MA, This Wednesday, December 16
WIDec 10Raw Milk Bill Introduced in Wisconsin
WINov 23WI Raw Milk Bill LRB 3242-3
SDNov 21SDDA Proposes Rules to Create Defacto Ban on Raw Milk Sales in South Dakota
USANov 18Senate Food Safety Bill Moving Forward. Call NOW!
USANov 10FTCLDF Alert about Senate Food Safety Bill
OHNov 02FTCLDF Action Alert for Ohioans - Don't be deceived, Issue 2 Not as Good as it Sounds
USAOct 30Senate Food Safety Bill
WISep 22Bias and Inaccuracies in Wisconsin Reports on Raw Milk Illness
PAAug 31PA Raw Milk Action Alert!
USAAug 12Meet with your Senators at the District Offices to Discuss Food Safety!
USAAug 3HR2749 Passes House
USAJuly 30HR2749 Passes House
USAJuly 30HR2749 Fails to Pass but is up for Vote Again Today!
USAJuly 29Senate voting on NAIS funding
USAJuly 29Food Safety Bill Heading for a Vote
USAJuly 29Message to Waxman: Don’t Rush Food Safety Measure
USAJuly 27Contact Your Representative - HR 2749 House Vote on Tuesday!
USAJune 26HR2749 Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009 Update
USAJune 18HR 2749 Action Alert - 061709 Hearing Update
NVJune 17Raw Milk Petition, Commission & Meeting
USAJune 16New Food Safety Bill HR2749
USAJune 9Meeting Locations for NAIS Listening Sessions
USAMay 29Farmers and Consumers Tell USDA “No NAIS!”  Add Your Voice!
USAMay 21NAIS Listening Session Action Alert!
USAMay 6USDA Announces Location for Listening Sessions on NAIS!
USAMar 28 Flawed Food Safety Bills in Congress
USAMar 27NICFA - Farm Food Voices
MDMar 24HB 1542 A bill creating opportunity for Maryland egg producers
MDMar 17HB 1080 Fresh Milk Hearing
USAMar 16Flawed Food Safety Bills in Congress
USAMar 4NAIS Congressional Action Alert
USAMar 3NAIS in Appropriations Bill
VAFeb 16Potential Help With Scrapie Regs!!
USAFeb 13Animal Owners and Taxpayers NAIS Alert!  Protect your right to farm and the food supply!
MDFeb 13Contact the committee members immediately to express your support of HB1080
CTFeb 5Connecticut Raw Milk Hearing Feb. 9
USAFeb 6HR 778 Raw Milk Bill Needs Co-Sponsors 
VAJan 22.URGENT – ILL HJ731 - Scrapie Regulations
CTJan 20Action Alert: Raw Milk Threatened
 Jan 14MD – MICFA Lobby & Legislative Brunch - January 21, 2009
2008
 Nov 21Scrapie Bill Vote December 1
 Oct 17 HOT Legal Issues – Raw Milk, NAIS and Direct Sales
 Oct 9Legislators on the Farm Day, October 18
 Sep 27Scrapie Action Update Governor's Response
 Sep 24Final calls AND FAXES to the Governor's Capitol and District Offices needed now!
 Sep 23Consumer Alert: New Irradiation Symbol
 Sep 19Pennsylvania Action Alert with Contact Information
 Sep 14Scrapie Regulations Suspension Consent Needs Governor to Concur
 Sep 08NAIS Virginia Scrapie Regs Effective October 3 -- Unless Blocked
 Sep 05CALIFORNIA RAW MILK LEGISLATION - TIME TO CALL THE GOVERNOR
 Aug 28SB 201 Heads to Senate Floor
 Aug 27VA NAIS SCRAPIE REGS
 July 14NAIS ACTION ALERT
 May 22Update on Anti-NAIS Bill in Illinois
 May 3RAW MILK SITUATION IN PENNSYLVANIA - UPDATE AND ACTION ALERT
 Jan 10Missouri Raw Milk Bill
2007
 Dec 27AB1735 Update
 Dec 21Meadowsweet Dairy Update
 Dec 11AB 1735 ACTION ALERT: THE FINAL PUSH
 Dec 07California Raw Milk : Action Alert: Immediate Action Needed to Stop AB1735
 Dec 4AB1735 Update
 Nov 29Pennsylvania Dairy Label Ruling Shelved
 Oct 24 Urgent Alert: Call the Senate Agriculture Committee IMMEDIATELY

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