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.
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I, too, drank raw milk for the first twelve years of my life - didn’t realize it came any other way. It always tasted funny in the spring when the cows had been eating some kind of weed or another. We had four cows, one of them a Jersey who gave about half cream. Before school one was mine to milk, then run milk through separator and then wash everything up - all before going to school. Sunday dinner always included home churned ice cream - half raw milk and half raw cream mixed with right-out-of-the chicken fresh eggs, lots of sugar and pure vanilla. None of it was cooked. Mom also made homemade cottage cheese. Never will forget the smell - still makes me gag to think about it. But none of this must have been too bad as I’m still around many, many years later.
Jury nullifications and unfortunate accidents.
so you can go to the store buy rat poison and drink it, but buying raw milk is a “federal offense”.....
If anyone thinks they won’t go door to door for guns, take note here....
The raw milkers are using some questionable tactics — they’ bending the truth into propaganda. I find that insulting.
That being said, big government can go chug draino.
I have access to super fresh chicken eggs — still warm and covered with, er, stuff. They taste incredible compared to the anemic eggs at the super market. I have to assume I’m missing a similar treat with other market products — milk, meat, etc.
I can’t decide if the enemy is big government, or just a lot of really stupid shoppers. I guess it’s both.
It’s ok to drink raw milk as long as you had a rabies shot.
I see that you have this socialism thing figured out quite well.
The milk at Organic Pastures was contaminated with Campylobacter. Like many of the pathogens that contaminate raw milk, this bacteria can be lethal. Organic Pastures has a history of flouting the law and having its products recalled (this was the 5th recall since 2006). I'm surprised it is still in business.
Dairies that sell raw milk lie to their customers about the safety of raw milk. Personally, I'd like to see them held financially liable for treatment of diseases caused by raw milk--maybe they'd be a little more willing to tell the truth to their customers.
"RUSSIAN COMMUNISM: You have two cows. You have to take care of them, but the government takes all the milk."
The thugs and thugettes from the CDFA should be greeted at each home with loaded firearms, tar, feathers and a rail to ride on!
How many people in the US die from drinking the milk of rabid cows in a decade?
oh... the Bowman solution...
My tagline used to be
“Go Galt now, go Bowman later”
I wonder if Heritage Defense would step in in cases like yours.
They are a legal team that fights social services when they overstep and attack families for being weird (ie, Christian).
Thanks for the ping!
Udderly Elsie Pinger by Binger
Home made cottage cheese is much tastier than the saw dust in the stores
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