Skip to comments.Udder nonsense: Raw-milk confiscations begin
Posted on 05/22/2012 8:47:27 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
The founder of the Organic Pastures business in California is reporting that government health officials have begun tracking down the names and addresses of natural-foods customers and showing up at their homes, demanding to confiscate any raw milk they might have.
The dispute over raw milk has reached a fever pitch in recent weeks, with a judge ruling that owners of cows have no right to the milk their herds produce, and protests being staged by mad moms whose access to such foods is being threatened.
The latest report is at NaturalNews.com, which interviewed McAfee.
The report said Los Angeles County health department officials have unleashed door-to-door raw milk confiscation teams to threaten and intimidate raw dairy customers into surrendering raw milk products they legally purchased and own.
According to Mark McAfee, both L.A. County and San Diego County have attempted to acquire customer names and addresses from Organic Pastures for the sole purpose of sending food confiscation teams to customers homes to remove the raw milk from customers refrigerators.
NaturalNews.com quoted from one of McAfees reports:
I received a phone call yesterday morning from a wonderful young gal, a 36-year-old mom out of LA County. Shes one of our UPS customers that we deliver overnight raw milk to her house. When the CDFA was in here the other day on our recall, they demanded to have all our delivery addresses for overnight UPS delivery. We screwed up and [inadvertently] gave it to them, they got it from one of our secretaries here. The LA County health department started calling her, six or seven times, demanding that she give up her raw milk from her own home to the health department.
(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...
The shock troops are now going door-to-door, after the raw milk. (Maybe at the behest of Big Dairy?)
Nanny State PING!
This could be another “I Told You So” moment for Rush Limbaugh. He mentioned the possibility of things like this happening sometime in the future when he spoke about organic foods just this week.
Spent much of my youth on my grandparents dairy farm ... drank raw milk on a daily basis, never had a problem. At 65, I guess the drinking of raw milk had no lasting effects. Just say’n
Mark Levin had a real-estate guy call in yesterday who said that the Federales showed up to demand to look at renters’ records.
No ID....no warrant.....nothing. Had to do with ‘lead paint’, I believe.
Guys......the frog is POACHED.
SO who exactly owns the milk that my herd produces?
If it's the case that I don't own the milk, then it logically follows that I don't own the eggs, or the young my herds produce either.
Nor do I apparently own the garden crops that my garden produces, nor the seeds with which to plant the next generation, nor do seed companies own the seeds their operations produce so they have no right to sell them. < /s >
Mexifornia gets nuttier by the day. And they can't figure out why people and businesses are leaving it in droves.
Let the Mex's have the place. Just send the lefty idiots down to south America first.
Udderly unconstitutional. Fascists. This is NOT a FREE country at all.
And nothing will be done about this.
wow, I used to have to buy goats milk for my baby who couldn’t process pasteurized cow milk. Guess that was criminal, huh? Better to let him be hungry?
The peasants must get all their food through the big-government/big-corporate monopoly, that way when the time comes to reduce the human population they just have to flip a switch and cut off the food supply.
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Farmageddon. If people drink raw milk, they’ll be missing out on the daily recommended dose of recombinant bovine growth hormone. Mmmmm rBGH. Mmmmmonsanto.
Everything you posted is part of their plan. I’m harvesting okra this year from plants I planted last year. This year I’m going to try that with all my vegetables. Unless the feds are monitoring this and come and burn my garden. And I wouldn’t be that surprised if they did.
Groan and lol :-)
Its time to start shooting if they show up with these demands and won’t go away.
Rush (whom I love and respect) has his head up his azz on this particular subject!
Does he really think his personal chef is serving him GMO? Or Obumbler’s chef is serving him GMO for that matter?
No, poison is only for “the peons”... the population control will continue.
Rush’s opinions on organic food are based on sheer ignorance, he knows not what of he speaks.
Don’t wanna drink any bad milk!!
Can bankrupt California really afford to waste precious budget funds on this nonsense?
Just a preview of how the knuckleheads in both parties think they have a right to rule. We have to take over the local govts and put a stop to this. Don’t let one little slight of rights pass because it becomes the lever to take away the next right. If you see a camera on your street light, ask your county boys who in the f put it there and who is paying for it. Chances are they don’t know but once you tell them about it they will start asking questions. They probably won’t like it either and with your support they will light a fire under someones ass.
I second that!
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