"FDA Agents Launch Covert Ops Against D.C.-Area Raw-Milk Buying Club"

"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has just filed a complaint in federal court, seeking a permanent injunction against Amish farmer Dan Allgyer in Pennsylvania. It accuses him of violating a federal prohibition on interstate sales of raw milk by shipping unpasteurized milk to a Maryland buying club's members.

As part of its complaint, the agency says it carried out a lengthy undercover investigation to acquire raw milk, and as part of it, "FDA investigators picked up each unpasteurized milk order at various private residences in Maryland." All of which has me wondering ..."

David Gumpert reports for Grist May 2, 2011.

Monday, May 9, 2011