Food Safety Bill & Internet Sales by Small Farmers

Does the New Food Safety Bill Prevent Internet Sales by Small Producers? (click to read full article)

EXCERPT: The new law will contain a provision that is intended to give small, local farmers and food producers some protection from the cost of developing risk management plans and product testing required by larger producers. Many small farms and food producers have embraced the Internet as a low-cost sales and marketing tool, and more and more consumers are buying online. The law can be interpreted in such as way as to restrict online sales as well…

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