Is the FDA Trying to Destroy the Pastured Egg Industry?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Cottage Rose, Aug 15, 2013.

  1. Cottage Rose

    Cottage Rose Songster

    Jun 24, 2008
    Mid west Michigan
    Recent guidance from the FDA will place an impossible burden on farmers who raise true free-range chickens.
    The guidance, released last month for farms that have more than 3,000 egg-laying chickens, purportedly aims to prevent salmonella and other food borne illnesses by isolating chickens from cats, rats, flies, and wild birds—even though no evidence exists showing them to be of significant risk at spreading salmonella. A 2010 article in the Atlantic Monthly stated that all but one outbreak of food borne illness in the US since 1995 originated at industrial factory farms.
  2. carlinot

    carlinot Hatching

    May 30, 2013
    Power and money. They really need to stop attacking small farms.

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