Federal

July 5, 2021

Judge Upholds FDA Raw Butter Ban

Citizen petition denied for popular item found to sicken no one.
November 27, 2020

Lawsuit Over FDA Raw Butter Petition

By Pete Kennedy, Esq. The Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund and Mark McAfee responded to FDA’s denial of their citizen petition to lift the interstate ban on […]
November 5, 2020

Remedy for Slaughterhouse Logjam?

One possible answer is the 'personal use' exemption.
July 27, 2020

PRIME Act Now — Demand Overwhelms Slaughterhouses

Most important bill in fixing our food system -- HR2859 & S1620
June 29, 2020

FDA Denies Raw Butter Petition

by Pete Kennedy, Esq. As expected, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has denied a citizen petition from the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund (FTCLDF) and […]
June 29, 2020

Why Is Fresh Cheese Illegal?

By Pete Kennedy, Esq. With all the laws on the books today favoring industrial food under the guise of protecting the public health, one that stands […]
May 15, 2020

1967 Wholesome Meat Act: Disaster for Small Slaughterhouses

The PRIME Act is the remedy for this resultant lack of food security in the U.S.
March 21, 2020

National Raw Milk Safety: No Outbreaks for First 2/3 of 2019

by Pete Kennedy, Esq. In recent years there has been a trend of fewer foodborne illness outbreaks attributed to raw milk consumption even as the demand […]
March 21, 2020

FDA Rejects Petition Seeking Exemption from Raw Milk Ban

  By Pete Kennedy, Esq. The FTCLDF raw butter lawsuit followed an FDA rejection of a petition. This petition asked that the FDA exempt from enforcement […]
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