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September 30, 2015

Sixteen Maine Towns Have Now Adopted Food Sovereignty Ordinance

On July 1, the town of Bingham, ME passed the Local Food and Community Self-Governance Ordinance (LFCSGO) by a vote of 59-8, making it the sixteenth […]
September 28, 2015

Two Congressmen Make a Show of Eating Illegal Foods to Protest Federal Food Regulations

On August 21, 2015, Representative Jared Polis (D-Colorado) and Representative Thomas Massie (R-Kentucky) sat down at a local Denver, CO restaurant and shared a self-provided meal […]
September 21, 2015

Raw Milk: The Latest Beauty Trend?

Drinking a daily glass of nutrient-dense raw milk can have many health benefits. Oftentimes, the same ingredients that are beneficial for our gut health also have […]
September 14, 2015

Tough Workout? Grab a Glass of Jersey Cow Milk

A recent study by the University of Maryland indicates that Jersey and Guernsey cow milk might be better for athletes’ post-workout recovery than products that are […]
September 7, 2015

Dean Foods Settlement Moves Forward – Essentially the Same Settlement Previously Rejected by Judge

The class action lawsuit settlement between Dairy Farmers of America (DFA)’s national marketing branch, Dairy Marketing Services (DMS), and thousands of northeastern dairy farmers is moving […]
September 1, 2015

British Columbia Citizens Launch Change.org Petition to Legalize Raw Milk

British Columbia’s raw milk regulations are among the toughest in North America: selling raw milk is punishable by a maximum $3 million fine or 3 years […]
August 31, 2015

Is the FDA Quietly Beginning a Campaign Against Raw Milk Cheese?

Maybe it is because it is considered “artisanal” or maybe because it is camouflaged in grocers’ coolers among other cheeses but, for whatever reason, unpasteurized cheeses […]
August 24, 2015

Tennessee State Legislator Criticizes Department of Health for Going Overboard with Warnings Against Raw Milk

All across the United States, there is a constant battle between health officials who argue that unpasteurized milk is too dangerous for consumption and raw milk […]
August 17, 2015

Chinese Researchers Discover New Test to Detect Melamine in Milk & Infant Formula

In 2008, an estimated 300,000 infants in China became sick from milk powder formula, some with kidney damage that ultimately led to fatalities. It was later […]
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