Judge Thomas B. Sponaugle

The Lancaster judge overseeing the Amos Miller civil trial case has decided not to explicitly restrict the Amish farmer’s out-of-state sales, saying he won’t hold the ambiguous nature of Pennsylvania law against Miller.

The result is Miller might be free to sell his raw milk produced in Pennsylvania out of

Continue Reading Judge opens area outside of Pennsylvania to Amos Miller’s unpasteurized, raw milk

It’s been said that recent outbreaks of illness in the United States are raising renewed concerns about selling and consuming raw milk and raw milk products.

One defense is a federal law prohibiting raw milk product shipment for human consumption across state lines. And FDA regulations prohibit raw milk from

Continue Reading Amos Miller wants to cross state lines to sell his Pennsylvania-made raw milk

Late Friday, a state judge gave Pennsylvania farmer Amos Miller an easy exit ramp to his dispute with the Agriculture Department.

Judge Thomas Sponaugle’s March 1 order says that all Miller must do to resolve his legal troubles is apply for a state raw milk permit and commit to the

Continue Reading Judge invites Amos Miller to become Pennsylvania’s 115th licensed raw milk dairy

Amos Miller makes his first state court appearance tomorrow since the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture searched his farm under a court-issued warrant.

Miller, who claimed so-called “Sovereign Citizen” status as a defense in federal court, must appear at 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 29 before Judge Thomas B. Sponaugle in Pennsylvania’s

Continue Reading Amos Miller’s state court date about raw milk issues is tomorrow