So a department that discourages the consumption of raw milk is trying to extract money from those it would put out of business.
For the past month, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has been working to erode the freedom of the state’s residents to obtain the food of their choice from the source of their choice, particularly raw milk. Through various enforcement actions taken since the last week in May, MDA has created a chilling effect on […]
The morning of June 2, 2010 started out like most other busy days on the farm of Vernon & Erma Hershberger and their family of eight boys and one girl, ranging in age from 18 down to 2 years. Shortly before 10:00 a.m., Vernon went to pick up some equipment from a neighboring farm. Immediately […]
FDA’s Response to FTCLDF Suit over Interstate Raw Milk Ban Update: Case dismissed but achieved significant results, see April 4, 2012 post Click here for details on the case Sign federal petition: Support HR 1830 to allow the interstate shipment of raw milk for human consumption. April 26, 2010 On April 26, the United States […]
Food bill de-regulating raw and local foods moves into House Legislation to allow the sale of raw milk, homemade food products, and other direct-to-consumer goods has finally passed committee and entered the House. Known as the Wyoming Food Freedom Act, the bill would allow local food producers, farmers, home crafters, and more to sell their […]
Business Mirror PILI, Camarines Sur—A Filipino-made bio-organic plant supplement developed from fruit extracts and beneficial microorganisms is now available in the market for farmers who wish to increase their crop yields by as much as 30 percent while reducing the use of chemical fertilizer by 50 percent during the initial cropping. Called Seed Growth, the […]
Madison.com The milk pasteurization debate is more than a century old. According to “The Untold Story of Milk” by Connecticut-based natural medicine practitioner Ron Schmid, at the end of the 19th century, the population growth in cities created the “milk problem” — people wanted to drink it, but were too far from farms to get […]
Since the United States Congress enacted the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) into law in 1946, the American people have been bombarded by regulations issued by the federal bureaucracy. Federal agencies are only supposed to implement laws contained in the CFR (Code of Federal Regulations). As the following account illustrates, they have been known to make up and implement regulations that are not found in the CFR in violation of the APA.
Associated Press ANNA, Ohio — White radishes are taking root on Tony Luthman’s farm, the start of what he hopes will create a welcome mat for the corn he plants in the spring. With taproots that can grow several feet deep, the carrot-shaped tillage or forage radishes bore holes into the ground, loosening the soil. […]
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