According to Michael Schmidt’s first lawyer, Clayton Ruby, this case will be won or lost in the court of public opinion. And that’s why the news media coverage is significant. Because coverage in the press helps spread public awareness of the issue. Regardless of the slant of the stories, questions are being raised in the minds of thinking people across the country. By the way, that count of 43 is as of Saturday, Feb. 8th, according to Google’s news aggregator. Here are 25 examples from that list: Continue reading
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While it is not against the law to drink unpasteurized milk in Canada, it is illegal to sell it despite the niche demand in Ontario and other provinces.
Health officials maintain that milk must be pasteurized before it is sold, as it can contain pathogens like salmonella, listeria and E. coli – all harmful or deadly if consumed….”
[The Bovine editor’s commentary: As you can see in the second image, the percentage of respondents who voted YES has increase from 80% to 90%. You don’t have to be a math whiz to know that this is an overwhelming message from the public to the effect that raw milk SHOULD be legalized and that we should stop persecuting and prosecuting farmers like Michael Schmidt who make great personal sacrifices to enable people to exercise what they see as their right to decide what they should eat and drink. You can’t get much more basic than that. The poll seems to be still running, so if you haven’t voted yet, click on the link below and vote now!]
Canadian Wheat Board Defies Ottawa, Organizes Own Farmer Vote On Monopoly
THE CANADIAN PRESS — WINNIPEG – Ottawa won’t do it, so the Canadian Wheat Board’s farmer-controlled board of directors is organizing its own vote on the marketing agency’s future.
Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz has announced plans to strip the board of its monopoly without a vote, even though one is required by the current Canadian Wheat Board Act. Continue reading
I think we all know the answer to that question…