Watch Out: FDA Campaign Against Raw Milk Cheese Moving Into Super-Opaque Mode

Almonds-rawlabel I was pleasantly surprised to see the sign shown here at a Vermont food co-op where I like to shop—truthful labeling that contrasts with the questionable labeling of almonds in many food stores, often suggesting they … READ MORE

European Dairy Oligarchs Try the American Model on Greece

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Athens Greece. Ruins of Parthenon temple on the Acropolis.

You might expect some pity by European business interests on Greece. But exactly the opposite is taking … READ MORE

Claravale Dairy Tries to Get Back to Normal

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Ron Garthwaite and Collette Cassidy in happier times at Claravale Dairy, in 2008.

It’s been a tough few months for Claravale Dairy, what with being linked to a number of campylobacter illnesses as well as labor problems.

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New MI Regulator Message to Raw Dairies: Do Herdshares Our Way, Sans Cream, Kefir, and Butter

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The Golimbieski family, with Brenda at lower left, Joseph at upper right, with their children.

Agriculture authorities signaled a new determination to restrict herdshares in a new attack on Michigan raw milk.

The Michigan Department of Agriculture … READ MORE

Close But No Cigar–Why the UK Nixed Raw Milk Vending Machines

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Queen Elizabeth has reportedly been a long-time raw milk drinker, but she apparently doesn’t hold sway over her country’s food regulators.

A year ago, the United Kingdom’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) created a stir of excitement among … READ MORE

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