Farmer fined $4,000 for dealing raw milk
Feds SWAT raid hauls away 'illegal' products, equipment
Posted: May 05, 2008
8:29 pm Eastern
By Bob Unruh
© 2008 WorldNetDaily
A Pennsylvania farmer has been fined $4,000 for dealing in raw milk in violation of the state's bureaucracy that demands he hold a permit to sell his natural products to friends and neighbors.
A rally protesting the governmental action against Mt. Holly Springs farmer Mark Nolt drew more than 100 people today outside the courthouse, where a magistrate threw out one count filed against him but pronounced a guilty decision and $1,000 fine on each of four other counts.
WND reported earlier on the SWAT team-like raid on Nolt's farm, the government's confiscation of tens of thousands of dollars worth of his products as well as pieces of machinery he used for his milk handling and sales.More......