Call To Action For Alvin Schlangen Trial

****CALL TO ACTION****

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Criminal trial for peaceful farmer Alvin Schlangen
August 13-15, 2013
11:00 am
Stearns County Courthouse
St. Cloud, MN

Background:  The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA), through the efforts of compliance officer Jim Roettger, is successfully choking the main supplies of raw milk in Minnesota. In 2010 MDA shut down Traditional Foods of Minnesota, a private food club that was a primary food source for many families in Minnesota. Another farmer, Mike Hartmann, has been facing prosecution and harassment for years. Continue reading

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Proposed Wisconsin Legislation to Allow Sale of Raw Milk

New legislation that would allow Wisconsin farmers to sell raw milk directly to consumers is currently being drafted at the state capitol.

The proposed bill would allow farmers to sell Grade A raw milk directly from the farm to consumers, so long as the milk is labeled as unpasteurized. Additional “unpasteurized” signs would need to be posted at the farm. Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Farm to Consumer Legal Defense Fund!

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Happy Independence Day for Farmers and Consumers!

Today is the 6th birthday of Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund. Their mission is to promote wider consumer access to nutrient dense foods such as raw milk. We want to thank them for all they are doing to help spread the raw milk sunshine around our world!

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Support their annual fundraising appeal by making your contribution to their great efforts.

The Campaign for Real Milk is a project of The Weston A. Price Foundation.

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Milk Is the Most Reported Undeclared Allergen in the Third Annual Reportable Food Registry Report

In May 2013, the FDA released its third annual Reportable Food Registry Report, for the twelve months ending September 27, 2012. The FDA requires food companies to inform the agency about any foods that have been manufactured and released for sale that have a reasonable probability of being hazardous to human health (“reportable foods”). Once identified, the FDA works with growers and manufacturers to reduce the risk of harm. The Reportable Food Registry is an invaluable tool for maintaining a safe food supply. Continue reading

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