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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 […]
July 21, 2014

Is Mainstream Media Reaching a Tipping Point in the Dietary Debate?

Thirty years after TIME Magazine cover “Cholesterol…And Now the Bad News,” the magazine’s June 23, 2014 issue featured a cover titled “Eat Butter: Scientists labeled fat […]
July 18, 2014

Maine Farmer Loses State Supreme Court Battle

On June 17, 2014, the Maine Supreme Court issued the final word in Dan Brown’s 3-year legal battle against the state over his right to sell […]
July 15, 2014

Minnesota Judge Declines to Punish Dairy Farmer

Sometimes the biggest indicator that cultural change is on the way is when law enforcers start to look the other way. Coming on the heels of […]
July 11, 2014

Disturbing Statistics Show Dairy Products Are Fake in Many Parts of the World

In the country of Georgia 10 out of 15 dairy products are fake, often made of vegetable oil instead of animal fat, according to the Center […]
July 7, 2014

Federal Ruling Gives Qualified Nutrition Professionals Access to Hospitals

Patients are now afforded a bit more flexibility in determining the type of nutrition provider they want overseeing their care thanks to a recent federal ruling […]