Comments for: Feds get an earful from Pingree, farmers on new food safety rules

Posted Aug. 19, 2013, at 5:54 p.m.
Last modified Aug. 19, 2013, at 6:18 p.m.

AUGUSTA | Proposed regulations for fruit and vegetable producers would cripple Maine’s small farms and cause many to close, according to farmers speaking Monday to federal officials from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Farmers called the rules, proposed as part of the Food Safety Modernization Act, a “game-changing …

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