The Good Guy Wins in Minnesota!

Alvin Schlangen, who has been under duress for quite a long while from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture won a full aquittal today from a jury trial! The MDA has just rec’d another $600,000 reward from the FDA to implement more intensive food safety controls, and you can be sure they will use that funding to try to sway people into believing the FDA tripe that no one should ever consume raw milk for any reason, at any time, under any circumstances at all. But for today, we can celebrate the fact that the MDA was dealt a blow and food freedom won a major victory that will hopefully embolden and bless many who are moving to the truth that real food is good, and good for you!

Here is a pretty fair article on the victory:

By: STEVE KARNOWSKI,Associated Press, Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — “A Minnesota man charged with violating the state’s restrictions on raw milk sales was acquitted Thursday in what he and his supporters called a victory for consumer freedom.

Alvin Schlangen, an organic egg producer from central Minnesota, was charged with three misdemeanor counts of distributing unpasteurized milk, operating without a food handler’s license and handling adulterated food. Minnesota law prohibits raw milk sales except directly to consumers on the farm when it’s produced.

The three-man, three-woman jury deliberated for about 4 ½ hours before returning not guilty verdicts on all three counts in Hennepin County District Court.

“This is a huge victory for food freedom,” said Schlangen’s attorney, Nathan Hansen, who told the jury in closing arguments Wednesday that Schlangen did nothing illegal…..(read the rest here)

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1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Alan Smola
    Sep 30, 2012 @ 23:02:51

    Interesting article. It’s good to see our justice system working properly here in MN.

    Reply

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