Organic farmer receives court victory, but case will likely escalate to higher courts

A Pennsylvania Amish farmer earned a court victory in Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture v. Amos and Rebecca Miller. However, the win could be short-lived, and this case could escalate all the way to the Supreme Court.

“Do we get to control our food and decide what goes into our body or does the government,” asked Robert Barnes, Miller’s attorney. “That question is a question that the Supreme Court, sooner or later, will likely need to answer.”

Organic Farmer receives a victory in court against the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has been at war with Miller’s farm for eight years. Earlier this year, it conducted a raid at his Bird-in-Hand-based farm. In addition to a lawsuit, an injunction was placed against Miller, so
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