New Senate Bill Threatens Small Farmers

by Dr. Joseph Mercola October 13 2009

On July 29, 2009, the House of Representatives passed HR 2749, the Food Safety Modernization Act, and the next step in the process will be the Senate.

Although it is not certain, the Senate will probably focus its food safety discussions on S. 510, sponsored by Senator […]

One view of what is wrong with HR 2749

From a blogger who has read the bill:

Localvore Fresh Oregon Foods

Op-Ed by Kimberly Hartke: HR 2749 is not about “food safety”

[How Congress Voted on HR 2749]

HR 2749 (Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009) Passes House A Commentary by Kimberly Hartke

Cathy Raymond, of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund reports that The U.S. House of Representative passed HR 2749 by a vote of 283 to 141. The next step for the bill is the Senate. […]