Baylen Linnekin on Proposed New FDA Food Rules

this week Keep Food Legal, the nonprofit Baylen Linnekin leads,
submitted formal comments to the FDA in opposition to two proposed
food safety rules the agency is currently considering. The comment
period closed yesterday. The proposed rules, mandated thanks to
passage of the Food Safety Modernization Act in 2011, would
increase the regulatory burden faced by fruit and vegetable farmers
and other food handlers, packers, and sellers and require many to
adopt procedural standards the FDA claims would prevent a small
percentage of foodborne illness. Linnekin rounds up some of the
negative reactions left by others who will be affected by the new

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from Hit & Run

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