[permaculture] Major Victory for family farmers, sustainable agriculture: Food Safety Bill Passes with Family Farm Protections

Lawrence F. London, Jr. venaurafarm at bellsouth.net
Fri Dec 3 00:36:27 EST 2010

On 12/2/2010 3:51 PM, jamesdavid Sneed wrote:
> Perhaps the crux of the problem lies within the description and
> duties of "the secretary" and any other appointed official. An early
> version of the bill (and maybe the one that passed) allowed nearly
> unlimited power to both the secretary of ag and the position that has
> been dubbed "food afety czar". Have any of the amendments changed
> this?

Here's another partial answer to your question:

food safety bill | Government Takeover of Your Garden? What the Food 
Safety Bill Really Means | Rodale News

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