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January 27, 2016

Food Freedom Movement Spreading State to State

In March 2015, Wyoming passed its Food Freedom Act, a groundbreaking law that deregulates many homegrown farm foods sold direct-to-consumer. Wyoming State Representative Tyler Lindholm, who […]
January 25, 2016

D.C. Foodies Deprived of Delicious Raw Milk Cheeses

In the United States, any “raw” milk cheeses sold must be aged for 60 days (with heavier restrictions on other soft cheeses, like brie), according to […]
January 18, 2016

Breakthrough in Microbiology Testing Will Reduce Spoilage and Save Money for Global Dairy Industry

Oculer Technology, an Irish dairy tech company, has revealed a ground-breaking detection system that can identify thermoduric bacteria in as little as 24 hours, down from […]
January 11, 2016

Texas Farmer Found Guilty of Distributing Raw Milk

Eldon Hooley, a dairy farmer in Fort Worth, Texas, has been found guilty of operating a food establishment that was selling food from an unapproved source […]
January 4, 2016

Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation Backs Farm-Friendly Bills for 2015-16 Legislative Session

The Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation is backing 15 bills in the 2015-16 legislative session that are friendly to small farms, removing red tape that is harmful […]
December 28, 2015

Raw Milk Bill Officially Introduced in Wisconsin

As promised, Wisconsin Representative David Murphy (R-Greenville) has introduced a bill that would legalize the sale of unpasteurized milk and dairy products, when sold directly to […]
December 23, 2015

Virginia Bill Proposed to Legalize Raw Milk Sales

A new controversial Virginia bill, House Bill 1461, would allow state farmers to sell raw milk if they own three or less milking cows. Currently, cow […]
December 21, 2015

New England Lawmakers Submit Comments Against USDA’s Potential Restrictions on Raw Milk Cheeses

Both federal and state lawmakers have spoken out against the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (USDA) quest to tighten restrictions on the sale of raw milk […]
December 14, 2015

Weston A. Price Foundation Fights USDA On Raw Milk Cheese Restrictions

The Weston A. Price Foundation (WAPF) has petitioned the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (USDA) to ease its pursuit of stricter, unnecessary restrictions on raw milk […]