Small Farmers Await Regs on New Federal Food Safety Act

Farmers in the region are paying close attention to the new federal “Food Safety Modernization Act.” President Obama signed the bill last week. A number of very well publicized cases of food poisoning in the past few years sparked the reworking of the current FDA system. Winton Pitcoff of the New England Farmers Union explains the bill as it stands, before the regulations are written.