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First of Its Kind “Food Sovereignty” Law Just Legalized Local Food Trade WITHOUT Govt

By Justin Gardner Maine has taken a bold step toward freedom, becoming the first state in the U.S. to enact a ‘food sovereignty’ law giving communities power to regulate their local food economy. The bill, titled An Act To Recognize Local Control Regarding Food and Water Systems, was passed unanimously by the state Senate and…

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Milk Wars Battle On: Farmer’s Raw Milk Versus Big Dairy’s Pasteurized

By Paul A. Philips As more and more people wake up to health there is an increasing demand for raw milk in recognition of its nutritional benefit. It is nutritionally superior to pasteurized milk. However, our freedom to choose raw milk is seriously under threat. The CDC and the FDA are imposing their oppressive views….

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The Food Police Can’t Ban the Truth About Company’s Milk

By Frank Garrison In a unanimous decision yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit vindicated Ocheesee Creamery’s free speech rights when it reversed a district court’s decision that prevented the creamery from telling its customers the truth about the products it sells. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services told the small business…

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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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New Jersey Assembly Committee Passes Bill to Legalize Raw Milk

By Mike Maharrey On Monday, a New Jersey Assembly committee unanimously approved a bill that would legalize limited raw milk sales in the state, taking an important step toward effectively nullifying a federal prohibition scheme in effect. Assemblymen John DiMiao (R-Dist. 23) introduced Assembly Bill 696 (A696) earlier this year. The legislation would allow holders…

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