Daily Archives: May 16, 2011

Capitol hill rally in support of raw milk

David E. Gumpert reports from Capital Hill on the Complete Patient blog:

Morgan the cow munches grass in front of admirers at a rally in support of Amish farmer Dan Allgyer, who is the target of a federal court action. Photo David E. Gumpert, The Complete Patient blog

“For a short time, I thought there might be some opponents to raw milk at today’s rally in Washington to support Amish farmer Dan Allgyer. But alas, it was three people from PETA, the animal rights organization, including one dressed as a cow. No one volunteered to come assert opposition to raw milk.

So the rally included nearly 400 supporters of Allgyer, along with Morgan, a cow who was, of course, the center of attention. A close second was a table where supporters passed out samples of raw milk from about 30 gallons imported for the occasion, with the U.S. Capitol in the background…along with signs that insistently warned, “Drink at your own risk.” Continue reading

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Scientist defends claim that new pathogen is linked to GMO crops

From the Institute for Science in Society:

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“A letter written by emeritus professor at Purdue University Don Huber to US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack linked genetically modified  (GM) soybeans and corn to devastating crop diseases and high rates of abortions and infertility in livestock (see ISIS’ report [1] Emergency! Pathogen New to Science Found in Roundup Ready GM Crops? SiS 50, which attracted more than 3 000 ‘likes’ on facebook). It said the matter should be treated as an “emergency” as it could lead to “a collapse of US soy and corn export markets and significant disruption of domestic food and feed supplies.” Continue reading

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Raw milk on TV on The Food Network

From the Liberation Wellness collection at Vodpod:

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