Texas Farmer Ordered to Dump His Milk

The war on raw dairy is going to to continue to increase. No matter what the “health” departments and the FDA say, this is not because they are concerned with our actual health. It is simply a control issue.

Below is an excerpt and link to a recent “enforcement action” on a “permitted” raw dairy farmer in Texas.

This kind of stuff makes me angry on a cellular level.

It’s a waste and a crime against the farmer and the people that he provided raw milk to before this destruction. No one was ill, no allegations of concern about the quality of the milk were made. No HARM occurred to anyone, but the State revoked his permit and made him dump 700 gallons of milk for not requiring all of his customers to come to his farm. As if in a “free” society there is any logic in government telling people what they may or may not eat or how they may or not procure what they want to eat.

There is a scripture that pretty well sums up this issue: “Woe unto those who call good evil and evil good”. Nuff said.

Texas Forces Raw Milk Dairy to Dump 700 Gallons of Milk

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Texas Forces Miller Dairy Dump Milk Help Raw Milk Bill

Texas is one of the many states where sales of raw milk are legal. However, unlike some states, Texas does not permit raw milk to be sold off the farm where it’s produced.

In other words, you can not buy raw milk at a farmer’s market or in a retail store. I am lucky enough to live a few miles down the road from a raw milk dairy, so I can drive up to the farm store and pick up milk once a week without any hassle. Unfortunately, many other Texas raw milk drinkers aren’t so lucky.

Some consumers who live quite far from the farms that produce their milk have taken to arranging a sort of driving/delivery system where a group representative buys the milk at the farm and delivers it to drop points in various locations where participants reimburse the driver. Or buyers place orders “at the farm” over the phone or online, but the farm delivers the milk to them. Arguably, these practices are illegal, a mere play on words to mask a violation of the spirit of the law while still adhering to its letter. (read the rest here-there is a video of the milk being dumped as well)

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