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Some of you may have been following the case of Michael Schmidt, biodynamic farmer in Ontario who is currently on a hunger strike. I think it is day 19 now....
What is he protesting? Our very basic right to decide for ourselves what we put into our own bodies.
In both the US and Canada, judges have ruled that we can't drink milk right from our own cows. Canada and the US are marching in-step towards a future where our food is completely controlled by corporations that do not have our best interest at heart.
Please sign this petition and pass it on to everyone you know right away:
The US judge that ruled against food freedom is now working for a Monsanto law firm (more info).
The Canadian judge with the most recent ruling on Michael Schmidt's case overturned a previous judge's decision who had aquitted Michael on all counts.
This is a slippery slope guys, once this legal precedent is set for the government to decide what we can or can't eat, they can easily do this again and again. What comes next? Already natural herbs are under attack. This is the same issue. I recently saw an article discussing how difficult it is to supply Vancouver with local, truly free-range chicken eggs: Organic Egg Producers Decry BC Regulations
It is simply insane that so much money and time is being put into this issue. Michael Schmidts farm was already raided at gunpoint in 2006. I don't know how much money has gone into the court system for this so far. Please read this article as well: Is a Fourth Raid on Michael Schmidt's farm being planned by the Can...
Even if you think people who drink raw milk are nuts, this is an issue that we all need to get active about. Throughout time and history the colonizers have known that destroying a people's healthy food source is the best way to control and manipulate people. They will be unhealthy, stressed out and desperate. This is just another move by the corporate world to control every aspect of our lives. Please sign the petition and spread the word.
I personally have been drinking raw milk for the past 6 years. My husband no longer has asthma or allergies as a result. If the cows are healthy and treated right i.e. able to eat grass as their bellies are made to, the milk is clean full of beneficial bacteria and enzymes and will not harm anyone. In this day and age when everyone is discovering just how necessary a gut full of probiotics is for a strong immune system and when our world is over-toxic and run by huge corporations we should not be putting on blinders and madly following outdated science. See this article for more about probiotics: Microbes play crucial role in human health, researchers discovering.
A couple videos to give you a good idea of what is going on here: