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