Jury returns not guilty verdict on raw milk farmer Alvin Schlangen in MN

From Abby Simons in the Star Tribune:

Alvin Schlangen with supporters after the verdict. Star Tribune photo by Bruce Bisping

“A Hennepin County jury Thursday found a Stearns County farmer not guilty of violating the state’s food safety laws when he distributed raw milk from an Amish farm to Twin Cities customers.

Alvin Schlangen of Freeport was charged with three misdemeanor counts, including selling unpasteurized milk, operating without a food license and handling adulterated or misbranded food. After three days of trial, the jury began deliberating on Wednesday afternoon and resumed deliberations Thursday morning.

Schlangen, an organic egg farmer, doesn’t produce milk himself but operates a private club called Freedom Farms Co-op with roughly 130 members who buy various farm products, including raw milk. Schlangen picks up milk products from an Amish farm and delivers them to members who lease the cows….”

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5 responses to “Jury returns not guilty verdict on raw milk farmer Alvin Schlangen in MN

  1. 122anon

    Yay! I am glad that the jurors were level headed!

  2. Jury nullification:

    and 10th amendment nullification:


    Are two powerful checks on tyranny that the government school educated sheeple need to enlighten themselves about. Do your country a favor and pass these links on to people not familiar with these 2 foundational concepts.

  3. Pingback: Jury finds farmer not guilty in raw-milk trial | THE JEENYUS CORNER « The Jeenyus Corner

  4. YES!

    I hope every jury pool up for a raw milk trial is “contaminated” by this case. The sheeple are awakening…

  5. You can see the light in Alvin Schlangen – the peace of mind. May all beings move toward sanity and kindness. We have been given life and such a magnificent world when we open our eyes to see it.

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