A misguided bill, the Food Safety Modernization Act of 2009, may shut down farmer’s markets and “drive out of business local farmers and artisanal, small-scale producers of berries, herbs, cheese, and countless other wares, even when there is in fact nothing unsafe in their methods of production,” warns legal commentator Walter Olson at Overlawyered.Read the whole thing. I don't know whether to laugh or weep.
Monday, November 15, 2010
Enviros Love Regulations But This Will Hurt
Trojan Horse Law: The Food Safety Modernization Act of 2009