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Tester Amendment

A Small Farmer's Viewpoint to the Tester Amendment (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Rebecca Gerendasy

Midsized farms may ultimately bear the full brunt of the Food Safety bill. But to what extent have the food contamination scares in recent years been traceable to them?

Over-Regulating Small Farms Doesn't Make Food Safer

Fedele Bauccio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Fedele Bauccio

Food is never completely sterile. But the importance of supporting our nation's small farmers outweighs far smaller food safety risks.

My New Year's Food Safety Resolutions: What I Will Be Doing Next Year

William Marler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
William Marler

I resolve in 2011 to spend even more time in Washington D. C. trying to explain to Jack and his buddies, "why it is a bad idea to allow your constituent to be poisoned."

Eric Schlosser and Michael Pollan on the Food Safety Act

William Marler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
William Marler

If a farm seller (small or large) puts his or her product into the wholesale market, they have to play by the same food safety rules as the large players.