By Kimberly Hartke
Weston A. Price Foundation
At one time, everyone drank raw milk. But with the invention of pasteurization and its alleged safety benefits, consumption of raw milk in this country almost completely disappeared. In fact, in some states it is illegal to sell raw milk. But a growing segment of the population is clamoring for increased access to raw milk, citing its nutritional benefits and recently discovered inbuilt safety mechanisms. Opponents are skeptical of such nutritional claims and believe the safety risks of unpasteurized milk are simply too high.
Join the Food Law Society as we present a debate covering the legal, health, and nutritional merits of raw milk. The participants are:
Posted in Biotechnology, CAFOs, Conference, Food Criminalization, Genetically Engineered Food, Health Foods
Tagged david gumpert, food freedom, gmo milk, harvard milk debate, raw milk, raw milk revolution
Here’s an intelligent discussion of the burgeoning food sovereignty movement in the U.S., especially the comments by Deborah Evans, a Maine farmer who was instrumental in these ordinances being raised in Sedgwick, Penobscot, Blue Hill and Brooksville. Keep in mind PA Church Ladies Raided by ‘Food Safety’ Cops back in 2009; and all the raids on the raw dairy industry since then (detailed in David Gumpert’s book, The Raw Milk Revolution). It’s nice to see Progressives discussing this issue, even if still caught up in the fear of Libertarians. Rather than anti-government, food sovereignty laws are more anti-corporate. ~Ed. [Image: Maine food rights activists Liz Solet, Deborah Evans, Larissa Curlik, Heather Retberg, and Kevin Ross, by David Gumpert]
By Kyle Curtis
You probably missed it, but the opening salvo of a nation-wide food revolution may have been fired on March 5th, 2011. Or maybe not. It all kinda sorta depends on how you view these things.