The End of Organic Farming? How HR875 Could Kill the Farmers Market
The US has several organizations which are responsible for the safety of food products including the USDA, the FDA,the CDC and the EPA. As is typical with most agencies they are underfunded, understaffed and don't communicate with each other....http://ezinearticles.com/?The-End-of-Organic-Farming?-How-HR875-Could-Kill-the-Farmers-Market&id=2088965
HR875: Your homegrown tomatoes are illegal
HR875 will require government-mandated licensing, chemical application and inspections for non-corporate grown food in the USA.
I am not kidding.
Not only will this destroy organic farming and your local farmer's market, the way the proposed resolution is written, even your homegrown tomatoes will be illegal!.....http://open.salon.com/blog/gordon_wagner/2009/03/17/hr875_your_homegrown_tomatoes_are_illegal
HR 875 Would Essentially Outlaw Family Farms In The United States