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Wyoming to pass “Food Freedom Act”

Here’s an excerpt from David E. Gumpert’s latest state-of-the-raw-milk-union blog post on The Complete Patient:

Captain Raw-Milk America himself -- Mark McAfee -- with buffalo, symbol of the great plains. Mark was in Wyoming recently to testify before a legislative committee looking into passing Food Rights legislation. Complete Patient photo.

“The onslaught against private food buying groups continue unabated in states from Georgia to Massachusetts to Wisconsin. The latest blow comes in Ohio, where a state judge ruled a few days ago that Manna Storehouse, the cooperative that was raided in December 2008 by armed agents who allegedly held the Stowers family at gunpoint, needs a retail food license.

(The ruling is apart from a civil suit filed by the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund and the Buckeye Institute arguing that the Stowers family’s rights to due process were violated by the raid.) Continue reading

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