As a kid, I picked cherries from the cherry tree in our backyard. Another form of cherry-picking occurs when FSIS inspectors base an allegation of noncompliance on isolated regulatory text and ignore the qualifying regulatory text. 9 CFR 416.2(b): Construction is often cherry-picked.
Skilled litigator Alexia Kulwiec will help FTCLDF better serve existing and new members and defend food freedom.
Marketing and profitability advice are some of the top requests from our members. That’s why we are SO excited to announce that Charlotte Smith, of 3 Cow Marketing, is delivering a FREE webinar that is guaranteed to help with marketing and profitability of the farm!
Over the last few months, we have collected responses from our members and supporters about aspects of farming that they wish they would have known about before they began their journey.
A few years ago, Steve and Wendy bought a five-acre parcel in southern Michigan, perfect for growing specialty crops. Unbeknownst to them, their idyllic parcel was located in a dystopian township, run by a mean-spirited zoning inspector who did not cotton to outsiders and had no grasp…
An undeniable truth: someone will disappoint you at some point in your life. An undeniable falsehood: 9 CFR 416.2(a) prohibits insects and rodents within an official establishment.
I recently chatted with Harvest Market, a natural foods store in Delaware. I answered questions about FTCLDF, the work we conduct, and our plans for the future. I thought you all would enjoy our conversation.
I’d been selling grass-fed meat products for several years and had never had any issues with the USDA. Until one day, I received a phone call from a distraught lady about the photo of our meat that I had posted online. The image was a big pile of meat that had “not for sale” written on…
A noncompliance record is the basic building block for FSIS enforcement actions. Like my grandchildren’s LEGO objects, some noncompliance records have purpose; others are pure imagination.
2018 is almost over! What’s a better way to celebrate the year than with a visual representation! A happy new year and best wishes to you and your family for 2019!