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September 14, 2018

Virginia Ag Department Clarifies Policy on Herdshares

VDACS states in writing that it is currently taking a hands-off approach.
August 30, 2018

FSMA Food Safety Regs Going Local

FSMA Food Safety regulations will apply to home kitchen products sold.
August 3, 2018

The Planned Destruction of the American Dairy Farmer

Ex-dairy farmer Gerald Carlin reviews the history of the dairy industry.
July 25, 2018

A Tale of Two Food Systems

The International Association of Food Protection (IAFP) held its annual meeting July 8-11 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. The event […]
July 10, 2018

The Cost of Corporate Protection in Minnesota

Agencies spending taxpayer dollars against small-scale, direct-to-consumer local food distribution is less about protecting public health than shielding corporate market share.
June 28, 2018

Joel Salatin: Whole Milk Illegal in Schools — Say What?

A proposed bill would allow schools to serve whole, full-fat milk rather than skim milk.
June 19, 2018

Popular Tennessee Herd Share Dairy Shuts Down

On June 14 the Knox County Health Department (KCHD) lifted a directive it had given Knoxville dairy French Broad Farm nine days earlier to stop distributing […]
May 25, 2018

It’s Time To Put Our Federal Meat Inspection Law Out To Pasture

Outdated regulations are hampering the beef meat industry . . . Last week, Sens. Mike Rounds (R-N.D.), John Thune (R-S.D.), and Angus King (I-Maine) introduced a bill that would allow meat processed in many state-inspected slaughterhouses and other state-inspected facilities to be sold across state lines.
May 15, 2018

Raid in Minnesota – Food Police Protecting People from Themselves, Again

In the continuation of an eight-year government assault on freedom of food choice, officials from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA), the Minneapolis Department of Health […]
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