Last week, a website article circulated claiming that research from the University of Houston indicates that small produce farms in Texas pose a threat to food safety. Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance looked at the actual research and wants to give you the rest of the story, in case you hear about it and wonder….
The Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance led a coalition that we were a part of in 2010, which convinced Congress to exempt small, direct-marketing farmers from the new rules under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). But now that the rules are being implemented by the states, the Texas…
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The USDA is holding a series of meetings to discuss Animal ID. We objected to the timing of the initial meetings—all scheduled during the extremely busy ranching season of April and May—and USDA has added two more meetings in
Negotiations on June 14 with the Harris County, Texas District Attorney’s Office resulted in dropping all of the raw milk-related charges against the Houston-area courier. During the negotiations—conducted under the watchful gaze of some 50+ raw milk supporters who packed the
Imagine going to pick up your weekly gallon of milk, only to be met by a group of county health inspectors and sheriff’s deputies who threaten arrest if you take the milk. Sound far-fetched? Perhaps. But that’s exactly what happened