Petition calls on Trump administration to free Amish farmer from prison who …

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(Natural News) A petition at is calling on the Trump administration to free an Amish farmer from Kentucky who was imprisoned for six years after being "harassed" by the Food and Drug Administration over the mislabeling of an all-natural salve.

According to published reports the farmer, Samuel Girod, and his family have been selling herbal, natural salves out of their home for more than 20 years. But in 2001, an agent from the FDA told him that his product labels were making misleading and unauthorized medical claims regarding certain healing conditions.

At that time, reports the Kentucky Free Press, the labels said that the salves were "good for all skin conditions," including "skin cancer, cuts, burns, draws, and poison ivy." Girod proceeded to change his labeling and in particular removing any references to skin cancer.

Afterward, Girod did not hear from the federal government for years until someone contacted the FDA in 2012 and repo
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