Food Safety Bill
For a small group of Montanans, the best news about the Food Safety Modernization Act signed into law Tuesday was what wasn't in it.
Sen. Jon Tester deserves a pat on the back for successfully protecting small farmers and food processors from the burdensome regulations in the food safety bill. Without his determined effort, the supply of fresh local foods for consumers would be in jeopardy. Kudos, as well, to The Billings…
Dick Espenscheid has been farming on his 740 acres outside of Bridger for 40 years.
WASHINGTON - The House passed a far-reaching food safety bill Thursday in the wake of the recent outbreak of salmonella in peanuts that killed at least nine people.