LAST CHANCE TODAY! Speak to FDA about food safety rules |Record-Eagle

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Today is the last day to submit comments to the FDA about the Food Safety Modernization Act!

Farmers, Food Processors AND Individual Consumers can comment.

See a recent article  by Diane Conners,  Policy Specialist at Michigan Land Use Institute.

Diane Says:

Nov. 15 is the deadline for the public to comment on rules developed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to implement the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). It’s imperative that those who want to buy or sell locally grown produce weigh in.

Everyone wants and deserves safe, healthy food. The devil, though, is in the details.

The FDA’s proposed rules reveal a lack of understanding about the small and mid-scale farms investing in a very modern trend in agriculture—that families, grocery stores and schools here and around the country want to buy food from farmers they know for reasons of flavor, health, the environment or strengthening local economies.

Read the rest here: Speak to FDA about food safety rules.

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