Change We Can Believe In: How About the End of Farmers Markets? Say Hello to H.R. 875: Food Safety Modernization Act of 2009
Introduced Feb 4, 2009 by Rep Rosa DeLauro a Democrat of CT, wife of Stan Greenberg who does work for Mansanto. Referred to House Agriculture
For an analysis read: Say Goodbye to Farm Markets, CSAs and Farmers Stands at OpEdNews
FROM WIKIPEDIA: DeLauro introduced HR 875, the Food Safety Modernization Act of 2009, on February 4th 2009. The bill would create a new agency within the Department of Health and Human Services to regulate food production. Critics charge that it would place restrictive regulatory encumbrances on backyard gardening and small-scale organic agriculture
Click on the following site for the full and current bill as it stands, http://www.govtrack.us/congress/billtext.xpd?bill=h111-875
Also here is a summary of the H. R. 875 bill plus a list of people to contact with any concerns you might have:
To establish the Food Safety Administration within the Department of Health and Human Services to protect the public health by preventing food-borne illness, ensuring the safety of food, improving research on contaminants leading to food-borne illness, and improving security of food from intentional contamination, and for other purposes.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES