[permaculture] Proposed USDA Restrictions on Salad Crops

Anne Krauss alkrauss at optonline.net
Sat Dec 15 18:36:13 EST 2007


People on the list who submitted comments regarding this issue might 
be interested in a recent Bloomberg article:
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=newsarchive&sid=aZQSx1vn_MSA

It sounds as though in response to the large number (3,500) of 
comments, maybe they're going to back off on pushing this agenda. 
 From the article: "Michael Durando, branch chief of USDA's marketing 
order administrative branch, said 'there is no firm timeline by any 
means' for regulators to decide what kind of program would best 
reduce the risk of contamination in salad greens."

In case you missed the original posting, here is the background link:

>http://cornucopia.org/index.php/protect-fresh-leafy-greens-and-family-farms/
>



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