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Two Day Event in Support of Wisconsin farmer Vernon Hershberger

Wisconsin dairy farmer Vernon Hershberger only sells his farm’s milk and other produce to a private food club.  Yet the state’s Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has charged Hershberger with four criminal misdemeanors that could land him in prison for three years with fines of over $10,000. He is due in court on March 2nd.

Raw Milk Freedom RidersFarm Food Freedom Coalition and WAPF have organized a two-day event in support of Hershberger for March 1 and 2:

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Wisconsin Judge Rules No Right to Own a Cow or Drink Its Milk

WI Judge to Zinniker, FTCLDF: No “Fundamental Right to Own a Cow, or Consume Its Milk… Am I Making Myself Clear?”
~ David Gumpert


Oct. 11 UPDATE: ‘No Food Rights’ Judge quits to work for Monsanto law firm

By Pete Kennedy

In a decision denying basic property rights and even exceeding the FDA’s contempt for the rights of private contract and food freedom of choice, Dane County Circuit Court Judge Patrick J. Fiedler has issued an order holding that owners of cows do not have a fundamental right to consume milk from their own cow.

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