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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

NEWS DIGEST - Decline in U.S. Slaughterhouses & Battle Over Seized Cream!

Decline in U.S. Slaughterhouses & Battle Over Seized Cream
Dear Food Freedom Fan, 

Our Food Freedom Fundraisers went so well--beautiful weather, farm fresh food, and like-minded company! Read more about the events from our friend Keith Norris of Paleo f(x). We're so grateful for all of the support we received.

Catch up on our latest news below, from the decline in U.S. slaughterhouses to junk food in government-assisted programs to a battle over seized raw cream. Then share with friends and family!

Warm regards,

FTCLDF Team
News Digest - What's Up?    
September 7, 2016
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by Pete Kennedy, Esq.

On April 20, 2016, USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) published its 2015 Livestock Slaughter Summary; the data indicates further deterioration of U.S. slaughterhouse infrastructure. The total number of...

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by Pete Kennedy, Esq.

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) wishes Mike Lobsinger would go away, but that's not going to happen. Lobsinger, who has a herd lease agreement through which he obtains raw milk and raw cream, has sued...

UPDATE: Hearing is rescheduled from August 29 to October 14, 2016. 

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by Bernadette Barber

The sham known as the DARK Act was an ugly reminder about who controls food policy in this country. Virginia farmer and activist Bernadette Barber provides details on who the players are and how they operate...

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Wondering WHO is speaking, WHAT exciting events we are planning, WHEN we are exhibiting, WHERE we are going?

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