Emily Corwin http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Small Farmers In New England Fear New Food Safety Rules http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/small-farmers-new-england-fear-new-food-safety-rules Back in January, the Food and Drug Administration issued two proposed food safety rules to prevent tainted food from entering the food supply.<p>According to these <a href="http://www.fda.gov/Food/GuidanceRegulation/FSMA/ucm334114.htm?source=govdelivery">1,600 pages of rules</a>, farmers who don't qualify for exemptions must monitor and document water quality, freezer temperatures, encroaching wildlife and any other possible sources of contamination. Wed, 04 Sep 2013 07:05:00 +0000 Emily Corwin 29618 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Small Farmers In New England Fear New Food Safety Rules New Hampshire Cuts Red Tape To Put Nanobreweries On Tap http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-hampshire-cuts-red-tape-put-nanobreweries-tap As beer drinkers demand increasingly obscure beers with ingredients like jalapenos or rhubarb, smaller and smaller breweries are stepping up to the plate. New Hampshire is one state helping these brewery startups get off the ground, with new laws that make it easier for small-scale breweries to obtain licenses and distribute their craft beers.<p>Among those benefiting: Nicole Carrier and her partner, Annette Lee, of North Hampton, N.H. A year and half ago, they were just enthusiastic home brewers. Wed, 06 Feb 2013 07:56:00 +0000 Emily Corwin 9022 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org New Hampshire Cuts Red Tape To Put Nanobreweries On Tap