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- Sally Fallon Morrell President, Weston A. Price Foundation, author " Nourishing Traditions: The Cookbook that Challenges Politically Correct Nutrition and the Diet Dictocrats"
- Michael Bell Professor of Rural Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Chair of Agro-Ecology Program and Co-director of the Program on Agricultural Technology Studies.
- Mark McAfee Founder of Organic Pastures Dairy Farm in Fresno, Ca.
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