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Food Safety on the Farm: Federal Programs and Legislative Action

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,Food/Nutrition,Homeland Security,Laws/Regulations

http://assets.opencrs.com/rpts/RL34612_20101005.pdf

Looks at controversies related to food safety legislation, especially related to farms, before Congress.  Describes major food safety hazards, federal food safety programs, and recent legislative action relating to food safety and farms. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by OpenCRS.org