The latest court ruling says the QIP does not require a dairymen to surrender his milk. So, call your Creamery or Co-op and let them know. If it is not required quit taking it.
The Sacramento County Superior Court has issued a decision in the case Gordon v. Ross CDFA #34-2022-00328732-CU-MC-GDS, that was heard by the Honorable Christopher E. Krueger in Department # 54 at 9 AM on October 19, 2023. This is Gordon’s motion challenging the California Department of Food & Agriculture’s Quota Implementation Plan (“QIP”). In Judge Krueger decision, he wrote that “QIP does not require Plaintiff to surrender any of his milk.” The plaintiff is Craig Gordon (Gordon Dairy). In reliance on that decision, I will be directing my Creamery to immediately cease using any of the milk that they collect from my dairy to fund Quota Premium Assessments that are remitted to the Secretary of Food & Agriculture.
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