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Friday, August 5, 2016
NEWS DIGEST - Government Restricts Access to Snails & Raw Milk!
The government and big ag are trying to restrict consumer choice and the ability of small food businesses to thrive, from raw milk on the East Coast, snails on the West Coast, and many in between (see stories below).
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FTCLDF member Ric Brewer, owner at Little Gray Farms Escargots, had a potentially profitable niche business lined up--selling snails to restaurants--but USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service created obstacles for Brewer that have made him unable to even get his business started. Here is his story...
What do you do if you oppose any raw milk distribution and your state legislature passes a law legalizing herd shares? If you are the West Virginia Commissioner of Agriculture and the West Virginia Department...
Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund, a 501(c)(4) nonprofit, defends the rights and broadens the freedoms of family farms and artisan food producers while protecting consumer access to raw milk and nutrient-dense foods.