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Old 12-01-2010, 10:18 AM   #1
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New Food Safety Bill

What do you guys think about the new food safety bill?

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Old 12-01-2010, 10:23 AM   #2
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Need more info. What new bill?
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Old 12-01-2010, 10:38 AM   #3
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Visit my blog for more info, the senate passed a bill last night that puts Homeland Security in charge of farming. Some are saying that it is going to kill the family farm, others are saying that it will drive the cost of food way up, and there are thoughts that GMOs will be very common on our shelves.
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Old 12-01-2010, 10:53 AM   #4
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Here's a link to a report on the bill:

Senate Approves Sweeping New Food Safety Bill in Bipartisan Vote - AboutLawsuits.com
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Thanks, Andy. Now it makes sense.
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Old 12-01-2010, 11:54 AM   #6
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Sounds like a very good thing.
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Old 12-01-2010, 01:23 PM   #7
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long overdue. would you rather take your chances on nasty food or pay a little more for safety?
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Old 12-01-2010, 03:49 PM   #8
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Isn't this what the FDA is for? sounds like more guvmint to me.
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Isn't this what the FDA is for? sounds like more guvmint to me.
The bill gives the FDA important new powers.
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Old 12-01-2010, 04:50 PM   #10
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I have heard positive comments (safety) and negative comments (government telling you what you are/are not allowed to grow). I definitely need to read up on it more to be able to form a real opinion.

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