New Federal Food Safety Regulations Won't Impact Small Farms

C-Ville Weekly | July 22, 2009
Locavores may have raised their hackles last week when reading that the Obama administration released a series of new proposals to regulate a number of foods, including eggs, poultry and beef. But farms with fewer than 3,000 laying hens would be exempt from the new rules on salmonella testing and refrigeration. The exception reflects small farms' reduced operation scale and the uneven costs these would levy on them.

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