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Dissenting Voices on Food Safety Bill S 510

Over the past few years, Hartkeisonline.com has made an effort to amass many voices of concern about the food safety bill, Food Safety Modernization Act (HR. 2749, S. 510) which successfully passed in Congress. This blog is devoted to rebuilding our rural communities with sustainable, mixed use farms, that represent the future of food safety. These are the very farms most at risk by more federal government intervention and control of the marketplace.

Safe Food is Attainable with Decentralized, Local Food Systems

Please help us get the stories (below) to your U.S. Senator’s legislative aides for Agriculture and Health! The Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance, the Western Organization of Resource Councils and the Weston A. Price Foundation worked to get exemptions for small farms, and it now seems the FDA is gutting what little protection we succeeded in getting added to the bill (Tester Amendment).

If they are willing to help promote small farm enterprise, contact press at westonaprice.org.  See the reasons why they should, below!

The Latest Blogs!

Farm Experts Predict Food Safety Laws Will Destroy Local Foods Trend

The Lone Farmer Who Testified on FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act)

How FDA Can Use S 510 to Close Down Raw Dairies

Woman Poisoned by Pesticides Speaks Out on S 510

S510 Means Loss of Food as Medicine by Leslie Goldman

S510 May Mean 10 Years in Prison for Farmers by Stanley Fishman

Sonoma Valley Artisan Cheesemaker Warns “HR2749 Will Put Me Out of Business” by Pascal Destandeau

Ideas for Improving Food Safety without Damaging the Local Economy by Steve Bemis

Food Safety The Rush to Crush our Local Foods Movement by Linn Cohen-Cole

What if the FAA Was in Charge of Food Safety? by Mark McAfee

Video of Vandana Shiva on Food Safety Laws

Michael Schmidt and the Food Safety Bill

Cattlemen Plead with Senate Not to Pass Food Safety Bill by R-CALF

Homesteader Asks Consumer Groups to Make Sure Food Safety Bill Protects Small Farms by Chrys Ostrander

Farmers Market Founder Explains Why Food Safety Bills are Marketing Strategy in Disguise by Tom Maurer

Sludge Expert Claims Waste Water Used to Irrigate Fields True Cause of Spinach Outbreak by Jim Bynum

Food Safety Bill is Going to Bury our Farmers in Paperwork by Doreen Hannes

Spreading Sewage Sludge on U.S. Fields Hidden Cause of Food Safety Problems by Jim Bynum

HR2749 is Food Insecurity Not Food Safety by Kimberly Hartke

Largest Food Coop Operator Warns We Must Act Quickly Against HR2749 by Robert Waldrop

Radio Interview with Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund Attorney Pete Kennedy on HR2749

FTCLDF Board Member, Attorney Steve Bemis on HR2749


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