Daily Archives: April 18, 2011

“…The ‘crime’ that no one complained about” — Michael Schmidt and raw milk were in court again last week for appeal

From Linda Nguyen on Dose.ca:

Your daily Dose of raw milk news!

“….Schmidt’s lawyer, Karen Selick of the Canadian Constitution Foundation, countered by raising two constitutional arguments during the daylong hearing.

She argued her client was being denied his right to liberty because he’s not allowed to engage in his “life’s work” of biodynamic farming and health promotion. She also said denying Canadians their right to choose the food they want to eat, for health reasons, also contravenes with quality rights under the Canadian Charter of Rights of Freedoms.

“Individuals have a right to decide what to do with their bodies and what goes in their bodies,” she said. “So by forbidding people from getting raw milk, they are impairing some people’s health. Some people do better on raw milk.” Continue reading

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U.S. Raw milk — in legal limbo for years

Video from Wisconsin based Channel 3000.com and story excerpt from David E. Gumpert’s The Complete Patient blog:

Video news from Herschberger farm, June 2010. Click to go to page where it can be watched -- just one more raw milk cases in which legal and regulatory proceedings may drag on for years.

“…For nine years, the Craigs have been selling raw milk via their farm store. Over those nine years, Wisconsin’s Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has kept the Craigs in legal limbo.  Continue reading

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Raw milk and the modern security state

Cartoon by Mike Adams of Natural News.com

From Mike Adams, creator of the above cartoon, via Planet Thrive:

“….Nevertheless, this issue of people being arrested for selling raw milk is no laughing matter: It’s yet another example of the tyrannical actions of health authorities who want to sterilize your food through pasteurization, fumigation or irradiation. There’s no such thing as a safe “living” food in the eyes of the FDA, you see. Only dead food is “safe” food according to regulators. Continue reading

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