Make Our Food Safe
02/07/2011

"Proposal would exempt Utah food from federal regulation"

The Salt Lake Tribune | Robert Gehrke

"Rep. Bill Wright, as he puts it, 'grew up in the dirt,' raising dairy cattle since he was a boy.

But now he fears farming is in jeopardy, threatened by the heavy hand of federal regulations that could drive farmers out of business and jeopardize Utah's food supply.

So in the latest bid to flex the state's muscle, Wright is proposing legislation that would exempt food grown and consumed entirely within the state from any federal regulation..."

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