On-Farm Practices of Beef Producers and Processors: What Are the Gaps in Food Safety?
Food Safety Magazine
The Southeast could be a locavore’s dream. As the region’s population has grown, the cities have become affluent hubs, increasing demand for direct-farm sales and farmers markets. The climate is mild, large swaths of the region boast fertile soil and the living is comparatively cheap, so scores of small farmers have responded to the local foods movement by raising everything from organic vegetables to grass-fed cattle and free-range chickens.