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Farmers Lobby For Food Safety Rule Changes

Small farm advocates are getting a second chance to influence food safety regulations in the United States. In response to public comments, the Food and Drug Administration recently announced it would reconsider sweeping changes to food safety policy.

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Consumer Advocacy Groups Discover Lead in Reusable Bags

State senators have introduced a two-cent plastic bag tax that, if passed, would give consumers yet another reason to tote their reusable

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FDA and Food Safety: Failing Grade

In the wake of this yearís tainted peanut butter scare, Congress is getting ready to approve changes to the Food and Drug Administration.

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