After many years of debate, the federal Food Safety Modernization Act is finally coming to local farms and producers. The goal is to reduce outbreaks of food-borne illnesses such as Salmonella or Listeria. We'll find out how it aims to do that and what it might mean for farmers in New Hampshire.
- Heather Bryant, field specialist with the UNH Cooperative Extension.
- Sandra Eskin, director of the Safe Food Project at the Pew Charitable Trusts
- Roger Noonan, farmer at Middle Branch Farm in New Boston and president of the New England Farmers Union.
We'll also hear from Alexis Simpson, Democratic Representative from Exeter and Board Member of NOFA-NH. She is on the House Environment and Agriculture Committee.