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September 13, 2014

FDA bans French cheeses

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently moved to prohibit the sale of cheeses people have happily made and consumed for millennia.  The agency claims […]
September 12, 2014

New Use for Raw Milk: Artisanal Soaps

People with sensitive skin might be excited to learn that a new take on the farm-to-table trend means gentler soaps for them. In West Virginia, where […]
September 8, 2014

Raw Milk Open Barn Party Held in Vermont

In celebration of the recent change in law that now allows raw milk drinkers to pick up their milk at farmers markets, Rural Vermont and the […]
August 25, 2014

Overheard in a British Columbia Cheese Shop

Rumor has it that legislation to legalize raw milk is in the works in British Columbia. Though nothing is official yet, this tip comes to us […]
August 20, 2014

Milk a Terrorism Threat?

As part of the Food Safety Modernization Act, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed an “intentional adulteration rule” which requires that domestic and foreign […]
August 15, 2014

Vermont Farmers Can Now Deliver Raw Milk at Farmers Markets

A Vermont law that went into effect on July 1, 2014 allows farmers to deliver raw milk to customers at farmers markets, making it more convenient […]
August 9, 2014

Dairy Farmers of America Settle Lawsuit Alleging Conspiracy to Drive Down Raw Milk Prices

On July 1, 2014, Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and its marketing branch Dairy Marketing Services (DMS) have settled a five-year lawsuit that alleged the organizations […]
August 5, 2014

Raid on Co-Op Delivery Truck Leaves Michigan’s Approach to Raw Milk Unclear

On July 15, officials from the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) stopped and searched a My Family Co-Op delivery truck, ultimately forcing the […]
July 28, 2014

Is the Decline in Raw Milk Enforcement a Change of Heart or Change of Tactic?

David Gumpert, author of The Complete Patient blog, points out that there seems to have been less crackdown on raw milk farmers lately, but speculates that […]
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