Daily Archives: October 16, 2011

“The Courts Are Milking Their Power for All It’s Worth” — Karen Selick

From Karen Selick, in the Calary Herald, reprinted by permission:

When you had breakfast this morning, did you pour milk on your cereal or in your tea?  Did you give your child a glass of milk? According to a recent decision of the Ontario Court of Justice, you had no right to do that.

Dairy farmer Michael Schmidt has been campaigning to legalize the sale of raw (unpasteurized) milk for 17 years.  In 2010, he was acquitted on 19 charges by a justice of the peace who ruled that “cow-sharing” was a legitimate way to provide raw milk to informed consumers who don’t live on farms. Continue reading


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Alice Jongerden speaks out at “Occupy Vancouver” rally, about raw milk laws, Michael Schmidt and food rights

See photos from the demonstration below, as seen in the Vancouver Sun: Continue reading


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