From: Food Quality & Safety Magazine, 2.7.2012
New Hampshire, Utah introduce bills to protect locally grown products
With new rules for the implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act expected soon, at least two states are signaling their resistance with proposed legislation that would limit the ability of the federal government to enforce food safety laws in those states.
USDA move to cut poultry plant investigators makes sense, experts say
A proposal by the USDA to phase out about 1,000 government inspection positions at poultry slaughter plants across the U.S. is a sensible move, said poultry experts interviewed by Food Quality.