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WGS-illustration-magnifying-glass Last month, when health officials reported they discovered a pathogenic connection between raw milk from a Pennsylvania dairy and two illnesses in 2014 — one in California and the other in Florida — a wave of disbelief and condemnation began rippling out from the raw milk community. News stories about the announcement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sparked a flurry of online comments from raw milk drinkers and producers who disparaged the government’s science and scientists. A common thread through many of the posts was disbelief that laboratory analysis could actually prove the pathogen samples from the
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The P.A. Bowen Farmstead at Brandywine, MD, less than one hour south of Washington, D.C., has been licensed by the Maryland State Chemist to sell raw milk to the public — but only for pets. Bowen Farmstead is owned by Weston A. Price Foundation (WAPF) President Sally Fallon Morell and her husband, Geoffrey Morell. The new offering at the farm store was noted Oct. 18 in an article by Peter Kennedy, the Sarasota, FL, attorney who serves as president of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund, where Morell also serves as a board member. The fund is an offshoot of the
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A recent controversy over fermented cod liver oil (FCLO) is leading to yet another foundation dedicated to the work of Weston A. Price, DDS, and Francis M. Pottenger Jr., M.D. Behind the new foundation are Kaayla T. Daniel, Ph.D., a nutritionist who published a report Aug. 23 claiming that Green Pasture (GP) FCLO, endorsed as a “superfood” by the Weston A. Price Foundation (WAPF), was “rancid, putrid, low in fat-soluble vitamins, and is not even made from cod,” and Ron Schmid, N.D., a former naturopathic doctor and owner of the well-trafficked Dr. Ron’s Ultra Pure nutritional supplements website.
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Dietary supplements — all those pills, powders, and liquid substances — have long existed in a kind of food safety twilight zone. Unlike drugs, supplements do not require the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) approval before going on the market, nor are the high standards being applied to food and even animal feed under the Food Safety Modernization Act catching supplements. As I understand it, supplements are supposed to come with labels accurately reflecting their ingredients and be produced with good manufacturing practices. And, I’m told, that’s about it. Green Pasture cod liver oilStill, if one had to guess, about nine out 10
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