Category: Food Freedom

Pharma Cos. Try to Block Maryland Bill to Stem Unnecessary Antibiotics on Farms

By Mitchelle Stephenson Good news: The Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee has passed the Keep Antibiotics Effective Act on a vote of 7-4. Supporting the bill in Committee were Chairwoman Joan Carter Conway and Senators Paul Pinsky, Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, Cheryl Kagan, Barbara Robinson, Ron Young and Craig Zucker. Later today, the full Senate is…

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Pesticides are NOT Needed to Feed the World, Says New UN Report

By Alex Pietrowski The argument for the extreme overuse of agrichemicals in global industrial farming is that supposedly without the advances made by Monsanto and other chemical giants, the world would starve. We need products like glyphosate, terminator seeds and genetically modified foods to feed so many people, they say, but this is really nothing…

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Parity Is The Answer To America’s Agricultural Crisis

By Brandon Turbeville Farming is, by nature, an up and down game, with so many variables going into the production of food that can drive both prices and production. Throughout American and, indeed, world history, agriculture has been susceptible to the climate, weather, human action, war, and economic policy. But, for all history, one thing…

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Farm Freedom Group Defends Food Access in Maryland

By Betsy Nicholas And you can too… Fair Farms is a diverse group of farmers, restaurants, markets, nonprofits and public health organizations working together for healthy food, land, and waterways. One of our goals is ensuring access and availability of healthy foods in all parts of Maryland. Getting sustainably-grown foods from the farm to your family…

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The FDA Thinks Consumers Are Dumb

By Brittany Hunter The federal government does not think consumers are capable of making informed decisions, or so its labeling policies would imply. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has often capitulated to the whims of the dairy industry, going after its competitors by enforcing obscure laws. Some of these regulations have been so insignificant, they…

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Montana House Passes Bill to Legalize Some Raw Milk Sales

By Michael Maharrey Today, the Montana House passed a bill that would legalize limited raw milk sales in the state. Passage into law would take an important step toward rejecting a federal prohibition scheme in effect. Rep. Nancy Ballance (R-Hamilton) introduced House Bill 325 (HB325) on Jan. 26. The legislation would authorize limited sales of raw milk…

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Vegetable Rationing Hits The UK: A Sign Of Things To Come?

By Lizzie Bennett This week has seen the veggies stocked by UK supermarkets and even specialist green grocery shops dwindle. It has also provided some valuable lessons for those of us with a prepper mindset. Bad weather in across Europe has hit hard leaving European farmers, and Spanish farmers in particular, with nothing to export,…

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