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Food Safety Legislation

In Current Events, General Interest on March 16, 2009 at 10:11 pm

 
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During the past year there have been a number of food safety related problems; most recently, the salmonella scare in peanut products. This and other food safety stories have once again led some in Congress to take action.

Last week there were bills introduced in both House and Senate committees (S. 425 and HR. 875) regarding food safety legislation.  This report focuses on the proposed legislative action as well as reaction from both the Organic Consumers Association and the Organic Farming Research Foundation

If you’d like more information of where you can find local farmers and food producers in your area, visit Local Harvest.

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