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How does Ontario’s battle over raw milk rights look to our American friends?

The following is an excerpt from “The In-Box“, a blog of the North Country Public Radio news department:

Here's one American journalist who's not getting such a clear view at the moment this picture was taken -- because his glasses are fogged. That's David E. Gumpert (not related to this article) taking a tour of the milkroom with raw milk farmer Michael Schmidt on the eve of last month's verdict.

“Politics have played a big part in food production and food safety for a long, long time.

An on-going court case in Ontario places some powerful terms in stark opposition: “experts” “safety” and “health regulations” verses “freedom” “choice” and “natural food”. Continue reading

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