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USDA ready to take over meat, poultry inspections in Maine

The Maine Legislature will meet in special session on Nov. 1 to fix the state’s recently adopted food sovereignty law. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is prepared to take over all meat and poultry inspections in the state if the lawmakers fail to enact and amendment. Maine Gov. Paul LePage called the emergency special session in… Continue Reading

Two Governors Have Doubts About Going Too Far With Raw Milk

Governors in Maine and Wisconsin are using or threatening to use their big veto pens on bills to liberalize raw milk sales in their states. In Maine, it’s over. Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of “An Act to Help Small Farmers in Selling Raw Milk Products” has been upheld. The Maine Senate voted 17-16 in favor… Continue Reading