This gut wrenching documentary by Kristin Canty exposes the ugly truth about government crackdowns on small farming across the United States. One-size-fits-all laws and regulations subject local family farmers to the same scrutiny as the large, industrial food manufacturers making it nearly impossible to comply and compete. As a result, FDA and armed federal agents perform raids and seizures on small farms across the country, humiliating otherwise upright citizens and destroying their livelihoods in the name of public safety.
But It’s about more than the plight of the farmers. It’s about our right as Americans to choose what we put into our bodies and where we purchase our food. This right is under attack. The government’s increasing tendency is to inject itself between the food consumer and the food producer.
In March of 2010, the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund sued the FDA for it’s prohibition against allowing raw milk to cross state lines. The FDA moved the court to dismiss the case, and in it’s motion stated that…
- There is No Absolute Right to Consume or Feed Children Any Particular Food
- There is No Generalized Right to Bodily and Physical Health.
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