Fresh Thoughts on Real Food | 10/28/2011 | The Family Cow
Just when we think all history-making events have occurred in, well, history, along comes developments during which we pinch ourselves to be sure we are awake. History happens in front of our eyes! Oct/Nov 2011 definitely qualifies as a ‘pincher moment’ of raw milk history. Here’s what’s happening as we speak.
Ontario raw milk farmer, Michael Schmidt, the most intelligent, classy, serious, steady-thinking, logical, analytical farmer that I have ever met anywhere is on a water-only hunger strike. And it is getting serious! Today is day 29! All he is asking is that Premier McGuinty of Ontario meet with him in person to discuss how he and other raw dairy farmers can simultaneously service their herd-share members and satisfy public health safety concerns. But so far, McGuinty will not give him the time of day. Canadian officials have raided Michael’s dairy several times even though they admit that there have been no food safety issues with raw milk from his farm……
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