Alibi V.18 No.16 • April 16-22, 2009 
Proposed bills in Washington, D.C. seek to improve food safety with increased regulation—but they also threaten to jeopardize local food systems with over-regulation.

Food News

Factory Farm Bills

Separating the alarmist hype from the scary truth on Capitol Hill

My inbox has been pummeled by e-mails warning me of the evils of a bill working its way through Congress. Sponsored by Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., H.R. 875—aka the Food Safety Modernization Act of 2009—is one of a raft of bills introduced in the wake of the peanut butter-borne salmonella outbreak.

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