Freedom 21, National Animal Identification System, Food Safety bills

Good News, More Good News, & Bad News

By Online
Tuesday, March 16, 2010

It is certainly good news is that the USDA has finally given up trying to force its National Animal Identification System down the throats of American farmers and ranchers.

It is more good news that the Emanuel Miller case was thrown out of court.

Emanuel Miller is the Amish farmer in Wisconsin who was prosecuted for failure to comply with the state law that required him to register his premises as the first step toward compliance with Wisconsin’s version of the NAIS. Judge Jon M. Counsell concluded that “The premises registration number does nothing to further or assist in the disease tracking aspects of registration.