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I am a full time large No till farmer that believes in food saftey as well. I take exception to the writer of the Lets all go organic farmer. I do not use anymore chemicals than any other convential farmer. I do use fertilizer, but it comes from the soil. If you take a bacteria count from most organic produce it will surprise you the difference between it and regular produce because most organic crops are produced with animal manure only. I could go on and on but the bottum line is most people that believe in organic food being more safe never let the facts get in the way of their opinion.
My biggest issue is the vagueness of the bill, especially in the area of delineating what exactly this legislation covers. It can be interpreted to cover every food item produced in the country, whether it be for sale or for personal consumption.
Of course, there's no way to know at this point how badly the regs promulgated under such a bill would hurt us.
Have you looked at the "Presumptive" section of this bill??? Looks like to me it PRESUMES all producers, even little back yard gardeners, are PRESUMED to be engaged in commerce. This PRESUMPTION negates fourth amendment rights!