David Gumpert writes about food and health, and is the author of Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Food Rights: The Escalating Battle Over Who Decides What We Eat.
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Tuesday, July 16, 2013
The Tense Tug of War Over Food Safety vs Food Rights
Around the country, local farmers are selling meat, dairy products, and other dinner table staples directly to neighbors, who are increasingly flocking to the farms in search of wholesome food. This would seem to embody the USDA’s advisory, “Know your farmer, know your food,” right? Not exactly.