Skip to comments.3 arrested on raw-milk charges
Posted on 08/03/2011 6:11:37 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum
The owner of a Venice health food market and two other people were arrested on charges related to the allegedly unlawful production and sale of unpasteurized dairy products, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said.
The arrests of James Cecil Stewart, Sharon Ann Palmer and Eugenie Bloch on Wednesday marked the latest effort in a government crackdown on the sale of so-called raw dairy products.
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Boy, those organic farmers sure are dangerous! It’s a good thing that the Feds work so hard to protect us from ourselves. I guess that they have nothing better to do.
This is ridiculous. Thanks, Michelle Ofatass & your POS Food Safety Act.
I must have an incomplete copy of the Constitution. Mine doesn’t have the Raw Milk Clause in it. Can someone direct me to a complete copy? Thanks.
The War on Poverty may have been a miserable failure, and the Drug War every bit as ineffective as the War on Liquor. But this War on Milk must surely break the trend.
So when do they start arresting children for having lemonade stands or old ladies for using walkers? Not long off I’m sure.
Hope you are liking the tyranny, California—after all, you’ve been instrumental in bringing it about.
Nah, I heard the followed him around, and then attacked the place with a whole SWAT team.
AND they didn’t even read him his rights. And he’s in jail, right now.
Glad to see this time was well-spent. I'll bet the agents were high-fiving each other after the bust. "Well, boys, all our hard work has paid off! We're getting those raw milk pushers off our streets! Job well done! Time to celebrate and knock back some hard-earned beers!"
“I must have an incomplete copy of the Constitution. Mine doesnt have the Raw Milk Clause in it.”
Um, uh, selling milk is commerce, and more than one state is doing it so it’s interstate commerce. Yeah, that’s the ticket.
I’m so glad we have such brave men and women to protect us. I’ve been fortunate that all the horrible raw milk I’ve drank off and on in my 46 years has never harmed me. It is so rare that a addict of controlled substances like raw milk can come out unscathed such as myself.
To bad these vile people weren’t in possession of a firearm so they could get a mandatory sentence.
I know about this one and it is ridiculous, I mean arrest and jail.
As far as the old ladies in walkers, I think I will have some fun with this one.
Gonna tell some of my OLD woman friends who are Democrats, that Obama is thinking of putting a license fee on those wheels. After all, they do use up the sidewalks and they should be very happy to contribute more to his causes. It costs a lot of money to repair the sidewalks, doncha know.
Time to start spreading the rumored good news to them.
Too bad our forefathers didn’t have this kind of protection!
They could have been all those raw milk deaths....oh wait....
It’s for sale in Washington with no problems. What’s up with Kalphornia???
I suggest everyone go google “Milk Borne Diseases.”
Maybe I’ll start telling the overweight folks that use the electric scooters in stores that Mrs Obama wants them to walk not ride.
“It’s a dog eat dog world Sam, and I’m wearing Milk borne underwear.” [/Norm]
The SWAT attack and destruction was video’d. It is only a matter of time until some innocent is accidentally shot by some nervous moron.
If they purposely start by shooting a farmer’s dogs, as they are wont to do, there may be another Waco type situation.
It’s only a matter of when.
One can argue back and forth about Unprocessed Milk vs Pasteurized Milk. There was no "danger" from this milk. The danger to .gov was the selling of a product without the "proper papers" and appropriate "fees". Palmer has been through this before and periodically must be "slapped down" to keep those who want the product "scared". For those of you interested in the "gaming" going on right now in reference to this issue, I suggest heading over to The Complete Patient and see what is happening in the community. http://www.thecompletepatient.com/
So, people should not have the freedom to purchase raw milk products?
Do you understand the implications of giving the government a monopoly on the food supply?
"Food security" to the government is all about controlling the food supply so they can use it as a weapon.
And you think that's a good idea?
Thank you, Louis Pasteur.
This is one of the reasons I have my own cows, Dexters (miniatures) and get all the raw milk I want. That reminds me, 2 are due to calve soon, and will be going back on the milk line.
Big government doesn’t just cost more in taxes.
What percent of milk that comes from these type of operations is dangerous? Homogenized milk is far more of a health problem.
Oh sure. I guess you’re just another sales tax evader. It’s your duty to buy everything in order to prop up the economy.
The cheese police strike again!
Genuine photo of unpasteurized dairy products dealer negotiating with his source (identity concealed). Sleep well California! The cheese police are on the job, saving you from unpasteurized of Stilton!
see what happens when you elect lefties?
When you have natural immunitities...these things aren't a problem.
Within 100 yards of every direction except straight up of the raid, there were illegal aliens, most of which get free taxpayer provided services. These criminals were ignored while the big guns went after fresh cow’s milk.
The Cuisine Police, they live inside of my head...
Cause you sure don’t get sick from transfats, cigarettes, fake sugar, or alcohol. Or even ground turkey. Do you want everything that might make you sick banned?
And how many times have we seen ground beef (hamburger) recalled?
How many people have died from raw milk?
While homogenized/pasteurized milk with growth hormones, antibiotics and pus - do the research - is sold as safe.
Truth is, the gov't will never let up on trying to shut down healthy foods that aren't produced by the big boys. Can't have a money drain, you know...
Start with the 10th Amendment.
We need to join in the fun ourselves.
“I suggest everyone go google Milk Borne Diseases.”
And so long as each of has the freedom to do that search and to make up our own minds about milk, we don’t need Nanny to make up our minds for us.
Oh, good grief. That's just silly.
The kings men going about pillaging and thinking they are doing good.
Humans possess natural immunities to salmonella, listeria, E. coli, Brucella species, coxiella burnetti, Campylobacter jejuni and so on? I don't think so.
If you want access to raw milk and raw milk products, fine. You should be entitled to purchase them if you want. However, please don't try and tell us that we survived just fine before pasteurization or that humans, especially children, possess natural immunities to the many pathogens present in raw milk. That just isn't so.
I hope stories like this lead granola types away from the rat party.
No. The homogenization process turns the milk fat into a transfat.
Milk does contain naturally occurring trans fat that contains CLA (conjugated linoleic acid). Some scientists believe CLA helps prevent heart disease. Of course, anyone with an understanding of food science and human physiology knows that the whole artificial trans fat kerfuffle is much ado about nothing.
Again, believing that potentially deadly pathogens found in raw milk pose less of a hazard to humans than the process of homogenization is big time wacky.
So, you have a lot of stock in ADM?
If I did own lots of stock in ADM, would that be a bad thing to you?
>> “Whats up with Kalphornia???” <<
>> I suggest everyone go google Milk Borne Diseases. <<
If you enjoy ignorant propaganda.
They are at war with everything that extends life, and raw milk is high on that list.
>> “Thank you, Louis Pasteur.” <<
Pasteur reenounced his “germ theory” on his death bed to Antoine Bechamp and Claude Bernard, and declared The germ is nothing, the soil is everything.
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