Episode 13 of the Food Rights Hour podcast is about the Food Safety Modernization Act that was signed into law on January 4, 2011. During this episode, our host, Dennis Crowley, and Michael Tabor, the lone farmer to testify last winter on Capitol Hill about the implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), discuss how FSMA may affect small sustainable farmers…
Although purported to address food safety problems in the industrial food system, implementation of the FSMA poses a threat to the ‘local food movement’ and true food security—-the ability of a country region or locality to produce enough food to meet its own needs.
The most wonderful aspect of going local with your diet, is the opportunity to meet pioneers of organic, sustainable agriculture. There is