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What is the Food Safety Modernization Act and Why Does it Matter?

About Food Safety Modernization Act
New food safety rules are on their way. Everyone wants safe food, but the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s first draft of new safety rules have big problems. They will be costly, especially for smaller farmers. They conflict with National Organic Program rules and undermine conservation practices.They undercut CSAs and other essential markets in local food systems.
What is bad for our farmers is bad for our consumers.
For more information about the Food Safety Modernization Act, check out the following videos: