It was a sight to warm the hearts of all in DATCP (the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection), not to mention the FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration).
I like to understand both sides of an issue or controversial event.
Prosecutors in the Vernon Hershberger case filed a motion Friday asking the judge to revoke the raw milk farmer's release order, and throw him in jail.
So how is it again that the acquittal of Vernon Hershberger favorably impacts the fight for food rights?
I had assumed that the tension and drama in the Vernon Hershberger raw milk trial would build gradually over the expected five days of the proceedings, culminating in a verdict that would either acquit him or possibly send him to jail for up to two-and-a-half years.
The trial of raw milk farmer Vernon Hershberger, due to begin Monday in Baraboo, WI, is becoming not just a big legal and political event, but a big media event as well.
A chapter in my new book on food rights is en
The criminal misdemeanor trial of Vernon Hershberger is a week off, and I find myself wondering...Is there any other country (aside from Canada) in today’s crazy mixed-up world that would devote the resources the U.S. is devoting to punishing a farmer for selling meat, raw milk, and other fresh food to a few dozen friends and neighbors?
For those people expecting the upcoming trial of Vernon Hershberger to provide a jury verdict on the benefits of raw milk, there’s been a glitch.
Government scientists have examined an outbreak of 148 illnesses from campylobacter last year at The Family Cow dairy in Pennsylvania, and concluded it’s impossible to produce raw milk safely.