Fri February 2, 2007
Calif. lawmaker: Regulate leafy greens industry
By Ben Adler
Sacramento, CA – Is it the government's duty to make sure the food we eat is healthy? A California State Senator thinks so. The agriculture industry is just finishing up their new food safety guidelines for growing leafy greens. But Democrat Dean Florez from the southern Central Valley has introduced three bills to require even stronger safety measures. Local growers, not surprisingly, are none too pleased. KAZU's Ben Adler reports.