Officers in unmarked vehicles arrested James Stewart – owner of Rawsome Foods, a raw food co-op – last week.
Nearly one year ago, Becky wrote about a ridiculous armed raid of a raw food co-op in California, Rawesome (video above of that). What a waste of resources. What a ridiculous raid in the first place. Now, apparently, the agencies involved in that raid have decided it wasn’t a waste of resources and have even decided it’s worth conducting another such raid. They’ve arrested 3 people on 13 counts of conspiracy to sell unpasteurized dairy products.
“A multi-agency SWAT-style armed raid was conducted this morning by helmet-wearing, gun-carrying enforcement agents from the LA County Sheriff’s Office, the FDA, the Dept. of Agriculture and the CDC (Centers for Disease Control),” Mike Adams of Natural News reported yesterday….
Washington state-based Sally Jackson cheese is facing a recall after an e.coli outbreak.
We’ve talked about a couple of incidents recently surrounding raw dairy, and it seems to be a hot topic for a lot of you. You had some very interesting comments about raw dairy, its benefits, and how the government views and treats raw dairy producers, and it felt like a topic that was ripe for more dialogue.
Here’s what some of our readers said about raw dairy. I’d love to hear more of your thoughts here in the comments!
On the heels of a raw dairy ordered to destroy 50,000 pounds of raw cheese, seven people are reported ill from another raw milk producer. The milk came from a [ … ]
On June 30th, Morningland Dairy had its cheese confiscated in an armed raid of a raw food co-op. Now, after questionable test results, the FDA is ordering the small family farm to destroy 50,000 pounds of raw cheese.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office, the California Department of Food and Agriculture, the FDA and the USDA participated in a raid on Rawsome, a raw, organic food club in Venice, California.