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Old 10-15-2010, 10:47 AM
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Family Farm Ordered to Destroy 50,000 Pounds of Cheese

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Reality? Reason?

Nah, We’ve got Regulatory Authority!

Morningland Dairy is the latest attempt by the FDA to fulfill the Healthy People 2020 objective to kill raw dairy. Morningland is owned by Joseph and Denise Dixon, who operate the cheese plant and make raw cheese from cows kept right on the property and managed by one of their eldest daughters. They have 12 children, 4 who still live at home, and they have been actively engaged in real food for decades. They were caught up in the Rawesome Raid dragnet and many believe the questionable California Dept of Food and Agriculture tests on their cheese are the legal justification for the multi-agency guns drawn raid at Rawesome.

Farm’s Perfect Safety Record Matters Not to Authorities

In the thirty years of Morningland Dairy operations NO ONE has become ill from consuming their products. Yet they have been ordered by the Missouri Milk Board to destroy ALL of their cheese without actual tests being performed on the cheese stock. This is nearly 50,000 pounds of cheese, or approximately $250,000.

Since the Milk Board and the FDA showed up at Morningland on August 26th, they have been “embargoed” from shipping or making any product. They dumped their milk for nearly six weeks before being approved to send it into homogenized, pasteurized distribution. All the while, they have had to pay the bill to keep the dairy and cheese plant operable.

On September 24th, the Milk Board verbally ordered Morningland to destroy their product. Morningland asked that this order be put in writing. One week later the order was hand delivered to General Manager/owner, Joseph Dixon. The order states that in three business days the Milk Board would contact them with when and how the cheese was to be destroyed.
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Old 10-15-2010, 10:57 AM
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I'm kinda surprised this has not made NATIONAL NEWS yet??? I guess the Space Tourism thing is more headline news/front page...

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Old 10-15-2010, 11:12 AM
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There is a lot of controversies with FDA sponsored by big corporations.

We have the same kind of issue in our field with the H.R.5786 - Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010 with little manufacturers.
 
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Old 10-15-2010, 11:23 AM
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I wonder if this has more to do with California and their dairy exports???
 
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