Daily Archives: January 20, 2011

Raw milk food rights advocates in B.C. set to launch constitutional challenge

This just in from Ontario raw milk farmer Michael Schmidt:

Former agister of Home on the Range cowshare, Alice Jongerden with current agister of Our Cows, Michael Schmdt at a raw milk drink-in last year in front of Fraser Health offices in Chilliwack B.C.

A constitutional challenge over raw milk is the next action in the long battle for government recognition of citizens’ food rights in B.C.

Some time today — January 20th, 2011 — papers will be filed in a B.C. court to challenge the constitutionality of current laws and regulations pertaining to the right of non farmers to access fresh unprocessed milk. Continue reading

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Obesity and food deserts in America

Via Mercola.com, here are 23 minutes from a program shown on the Qatar-based TV news network Al Jazeera, about obesity, food culture and food business in contemporary America:

“Domino’s Pizza’s domestic sales were falling last year. Then an organization called Dairy Management offered to help. They developed pizzas for Domino’s that contained 40 percent more cheese, and then devised and paid for a $12-million marketing campaign. Continue reading

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