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Rawesome Raided Again! Farmers and private food club owner arrested for selling fresh milk

By Rady Ananda

About 20 armed agents from various local, state and federal agencies, coordinated by the US Food and Drug Administration, staged another raid on fresh foods sold in California at a Ventura County farm and at Rawesome Foods, a private buying club providing members with unadulterated, unpasteurized milk and dairy products, among other items.

Healthy Family Farms owner Sharon Palmer and one of her employees, Eugenie Bloch, were arrested, along with James Stewart, the operator of Rawesome Foods located in Venice, California.

A protest is planned for tomorrow’s arraignment hearings (Thursday, August 4) at Los Angeles Superior Court, Criminal Justice Center, 210 W. Temple Street. Organizers are asking protesters to arrive at 7:45 am.

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Texas raw milk bill countered by false ads from GMO Dairy

Texas Real Milk reports:

“Whether you call it real milk, farm fresh milk, or raw milk, Texans can buy unpasteurized, unhomogenized milk from cows and goats that are raised on pasture-based farms.  But consumer choices are limited by regulations that limit sales to “the point of production, i.e. the farm.”  In other words, to buy raw milk, individuals have to drive out to the farm, which may be 2 or 3 hours away. This regulation burdens consumers and penalizes family farmers.

Texas HB 75 would legalize the sale of raw dairy products by licensed farmers directly to consumers off-the-farm, including at farmers’ markets and private drop points.”

But new ads by Big Dairy have blanketed Texas with false information, reports Judith McGeary of the Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance:

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