One Small Win for Raw Milk

Kelsey Gee The Wall Street Journal 5/27/2013

Raw-milk proponents celebrated a Wisconsin farmer’s acquittal on three of four counts related to selling unpasteurized milk and cheese, bolstering their hopes of legalizing the products in America’s Dairyland.

Jurors found Vernon Hershberger, a 41-year-old Loganville, Wis., farmer, innocent of producing milk without a license, selling milk and […]

Blue Hill becomes third town in Maine to pass food freedom law

Ethan A. Huff 4/20/2011

(NaturalNews) Within the past several months, numerous towns in Maine, and one in Vermont, have proposed or enacted food sovereignty laws that declare, plainly, that the federal government has no business telling citizens what food products they can and cannot buy or sell locally…

In a near-unanimous vote, Blue Hill […]

In Sunday-evening surprise, Senate passes ‘food safety’ bill S. 510 [Updated]

Alexander Bolton The Hill 12/19/2010

The Senate unexpectedly approved food safety legislation by voice vote Sunday evening, rescuing a bill that floated in limbo for weeks because of a clerical error.

The Senate passed the Food Safety and Modernization Act on Nov. 30 by a vote of 73-25. But the bill was later invalidated by […]

Dems Maneuver ‘Food Safety’ Bill Toward Passage

Meredith Jessup The Blaze 12/11/2010

With their last-ditch lame-duck legislative session winding down, Democratic leaders in the House of Representatives are continuing to push forward with provisions of S. 510, the so-called FDA Food Safety Modernization Act. The $1.4 billion bill would place stricter government standards on imported foods.

Supporters claim the proposed law is […]

Food Safety Measure Would Give Small Farmers Indigestion

Glenn Reynolds Instapundit 11/26/2010

FOOD SAFETY MEASURE WOULD GIVE SMALL FARMERS INDIGESTION. “The ‘Food Safety Modernization Act’ would not appreciably improve the safety of the food supply in the U.S., but it would create an army of regulators with TSA-like authority over agriculture.”

As millions across the country prepared for their annual Thanksgiving feast, Senate […]

Why Patrick Leahy’s Food Safety Accountability Act of 2010 Must Be Stopped

Alliance for Natural Health 9/21/2010

Last week we told you about the threat posed by Sen. Leahy’s new bill. This week we want to explain how important it is that all of us take action—immediately.

The first problem, as we noted in our original piece, is that the bill calls for a jail term of […]