HR 2749, also known as the Food Safety Enhancement Act, did not pass earlier this week, and it could potentially be up for vote again today. We need to prevent this from happening for all the local, artisanal, family farmers out there. HR 2749 will impose extreme hardship on the people we need most in our food system by forcing them to pay high fees and provide extensive paperwork, all to do business.
There are three ways to contact your representatives:
1) Send an email through the Oppose HR 2749 petition on http://bit.ly/Oppose_HR2749
2) Got to "My Elected Officials" at http://www.house.gov and enter your zip code in the box on the upper left hand corner to find your legislators. Call and/or send a fax.
3) Call the Capitol Switchboard at 202-224-3121 and asked to be connected to your Representative's office.
Get involved with your food!