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Celebrate National Farmers’ Week: August 7th – 13th, 2011

August 8, 2011 Mayda 0

The Farmers’ Market Management Network is highlighting the accomplishments of our Ohio Farmers’ Markets that are achieving their missions by boosting the local economy, providing small business and job opportunities, improving health, and bringing people together.

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Food Safety Bill Passes, Now Goes to President Obama

December 21, 2010 Mayda 0

Earlier today the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2751 The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act with 215 voting for and 144 against. Ten Republicans voted for the bill (see Final Vote). This is the bill that the Senate passed by voice vote on Sunday, December 19th, with the Tester-Hagan amendment protecting small farms intact.