CFIA vs healthy lamb

Farmed and Dangerous??

Apparently I am farmed and dangerous… But I am not a criminal. I’m a shepherd, farmer and writer who has been preserving rare Shropshire sheep for the last 12 years, and farming various other heritage breeds and vegetables for the last 30. Then the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) killed my beautiful ewes and their […]

Wholearth Ginger on autumn hilltop

Karen Selick’s unpublished letter to the editor of the Owen Sound Sun Times

“the CFIA has no-one to blame for this debacle but itself.”

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Farms Raided with Search Warrants, Charges Pending


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Wake Up Call

Montana Jones/Michael-Schmidt biodiversity wake-up call

Please Join our Wake Up call! Canada is closer and closer to losing it’s Agricultural Biodiversity—SIGN THE PETITION to insist Canadian Food Inspection Agency stops killing rare heritage livestock breeds and implements a new exemption for all of Canada’s heritage horses, pigs, cattle, goats, poultry and waterfowl to prevent CFIA from destroying any more healthy […]

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CFIA finds and kills rare heritage flock—ALL NEGATIVE for scrapie

CFIA test results are back… ALL NEGATIVE for scrapie, as I knew they would be. Killed for nothing, all those genetics gone. I do not believe for a moment that the CFIA alleged 15S ewe was a true positive. She died here of toxemia, zero symptoms, in excellent body condition, assessed by CFIA vet Douglas […]

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