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I'm worried that this will hurt small farmers. I think the FDA do a very poor job. Most problems occur with food items from large companies, and not from small farmers and ranchers. As a boy in England I ate raw pork left over when my grandfather, a butcher, made sausages. I was never sick. It is the large companies, e.g. Tyson, whose products, not that I eat them, worry me. Raw milk cheeses from France have to be aged for a certain amount of time before they may be imported. Let people decide for themselves. I used to drink raw milk, but now it's only sold with a label indicating that it's for animal feed only. FDA get out of my food! I don't want people, most of whom probably think the McDonald's is the height of fine dining, to tell me what I may and may not eat. If they cared about food, there'd be no more Tyson, Foster Farms, Monsanto, etc.
posted 3 years, 5 months ago
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