Food Sovereignty

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Farmerboy16, Mar 12, 2013.

  1. Farmerboy16

    Farmerboy16 Rebuilding my Farm

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    Would that be nice if all the towns and cities follow suit?
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  2. Whispering Winds

    Whispering Winds Chillin' With My Peeps

    God Bless Maine!
     
  3. hemet dennis

    hemet dennis Chillin' With My Peeps

    You really think this is the answer ? So if I produce beef with e-coli then so what. If I make a batch of bathtub gin that makes people blind, well to bad.
     
  4. Farmerboy16

    Farmerboy16 Rebuilding my Farm

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    Everyone should have a choice whether to buy from you or not. Its not the government's place to tell you how to live, what to buy, what to sell.... I could go on.
     
  5. ChickensRDinos

    ChickensRDinos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    But it is the government that ends up paying for all of the lawsuits that follow.
     
  6. hemet dennis

    hemet dennis Chillin' With My Peeps

     
  7. newfoundland

    newfoundland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think this is a good idea, with the proviso that the usual standards of food safety apply. I would like to know for example that cattle etc are slaughtered humanely and that cheese is made in hygienic conditions. If people want to buy unpastuerised milk I'm sure they will want to know that the dairy herd is TB tested etc. I think this could in fact improve the quality of food production.
     
  8. hemet dennis

    hemet dennis Chillin' With My Peeps

    So it would all have to be inspected.
     
  9. hemet dennis

    hemet dennis Chillin' With My Peeps

    And if someone didn't want to have any inspections then could they still sell their stuff ?
     
  10. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    For sure = caveat emptor.
     

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