The Manipulation of “Safety”

By Ari LeVaux

Big Ag is at fault for the nation’s food-borne illness outbreaks — but a raft of pending food safety legislation unfairly penalizes smaller producers.

Thanks to a recent spate of high-profile, food-borne pathogen outbreaks, there’s been an understandable push for legislation to make America’s food safer. Unfortunately, this push has resulted in pending and proposed legislation that, as written, threatens to punish the people and businesses that produce the safest and healthiest food of all, while depriving consumers of the opportunity to eat it.

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