It’s not often that The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal are in agreement about happenings in Washington, but on the CDC’s Ebola-related performance, the two papers came out Saturday slamming the agency.
For upwards of a decade, Wisconsin’s small raw-milk producers have been doing battle with the state’s Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, as well as the courts and politicians. DATCP has refused to allow the farms to distribute milk privately, which they insist is their right under the U.S. Constitution. Gayle Loiselle is a Wisconsin resident who has been in the middle of the battles, both as a member of a herd share and as a political activist.
Baseball has long been America’s national pastime. As baseball has declined in popularity, football was poised to replace it. But the violence that seems to enshroud football has made the transition difficult. No worries.
The “narrative” on raw milk from the public health community has been heavily negative, going something like this: Raw milk producers skimp on safety. They are just in it for the money, selling raw milk at high prices to line their pockets. The raw milk community is insensitive when people get sick.