It's an ongoing debate whether raw milk is safe for human consumption. Even though federal health officials warn against its consumption, grass roots movements are in full support of raw milk. While only about 1 percent of the U.S. population...
Rates of allergy and asthma have been on the rise in the industrialized world for the past 50 years. It's now so widespread that up to 50 percent of schoolchildren are sensitive to one or more common allergens.
WASHINGTON, DC-June 11, 2013 (GlobeNewswire)- Three quantitative microbial risk assessments (QMRAs) recently published in the Journal of Food Protection have demonstrated that unpasteurized milk is a low-risk food, contrary to previous,...
Despite studies showing that raw milk is safe, getting the laws changed to allow sales of milk is an uphill battle. But many states have already legalized the sale or raw milk in certain circumstances, and several more are working on laws to loosen regulations.
While Americans in the nearby city of Detroit face life in third world conditions, unable to even afford running water, the state of Michigan decided to direct its resources towards cracking down on a small food co-op in Standish for having the... Read more
While Congress has never banned raw milk outright, it is the only food banned in interstate commerce. This makes it challenging (though not impossible) for small farmers to share their raw milk products with people living across state lines. Read more
HINGTON, DC””(March 27, 2014)””Congressman Massie (R”“KY), Chellie Pingree (D”“ME) and a bipartisan coalition of 18 other lawmakers introduced legislation on March 26 to improve consumer food choices and to protect local farmers from federal... Read more