|Moment of Truth for Farmers with Food Safety|
Write to Farm - 9/26/2013. By Brian Snyder, PASA - Constructive action remains the most critical factor as the final weeks of the Food Safety Modernization Act comment period approach, says Brian Snyder, executive director of the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA). “Our greatest need is for farmers in particular to write informed comments to the FDA that reflect experiences on the farm and in the marketplace, bolstered by a strong commitment to public health and the new science of sustainable systems that is just beginning to emerge.”
Down East - 9/26/2013. By Joshua Bodwell - Joann Grohman has published nine books and five thousand blog posts (so far) on the subject closest to her heart: her family cow.
|Potential groundwater threat seen from composting|
Long Island Newsday - 9/26/2013. By Emily C. Dooley - Public health officials have identified a potential new threat to Long Island's groundwater from an unlikely source: rotting grass cuttings, leaves and other natural debris.