02 May '11, 5pm

Don't miss -- FDA agents launch covert ops against D.C.-area raw-milk buying club

I'm from the government, and I'm here to take away your milk. 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 ... Were the agents looking over their shoulders as they wandered onto decks and into garages of the private homes as they picked up their milk? Were they whispering into cell phones to comrades waiting outside, eager to get their hands on the ...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/food/2011-04-29-picture-this-fda-age...

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