July 8, 2016

State Raw Milk Bills from 2015 Legislative Session

by Pete Kennedy, Esq. In the 2015 legislative session, six states passed legislation increasing raw milk access. While it doesn’t look like this year’s session will […]
March 17, 2016

OPDC Citizens Petition for Raw Butter

By Pete Kennedy, Esq. The Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund has agreed to represent Organic Pastures Dairy Company (OPDC) over OPDC’s citizens petition to modify the interstate […]
December 21, 2015

New England Lawmakers Submit Comments Against USDA’s Potential Restrictions on Raw Milk Cheeses

Both federal and state lawmakers have spoken out against the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (USDA) quest to tighten restrictions on the sale of raw milk […]
December 14, 2015

Weston A. Price Foundation Fights USDA On Raw Milk Cheese Restrictions

The Weston A. Price Foundation (WAPF) has petitioned the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (USDA) to ease its pursuit of stricter, unnecessary restrictions on raw milk […]
October 26, 2015

International Business Times Sheds Light on Global and Regional Milk Industries

A recent article in the International Business Times discusses how the global milk market has helped, and hurt, American dairy farmers. The article points out that […]
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 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 […]
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 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 […]