Farmers concerned about new Food Safety and Modernization Act regulations

LOOKING ELSEWHERE: Tyler Young, co-owner of the Young Family Farm in Little Compton, said new regulations under the Food Safety and Modernization Act are perceived to be such a hassle by farmers that some are considering changing their crops or leaving the industry.
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RUPERT WHITELEY
LOOKING ELSEWHERE: Tyler Young, co-owner of the Young Family Farm in Little Compton, said new regulations under the Food Safety and Modernization Act are perceived to be such a hassle by farmers that some are considering changing their crops or leaving the industry.
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RUPERT WHITELEY
When it comes to the Food Safety and Modernization Act, no one denies the importance of safe production, transportation and delivery of food – least of all local farmers who have devoted their lives to a career founded in the cultivation of food and feeding their community. However, many of those small-business owners feel the…

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