Monday, March 29, 2010

Organic farming bill gets Colorado House approval

"DENVER — A bill designed to increase the number of inspectors in the state's Organic Certification Program has passed by Colorado House by a 61-0 vote.

The measure is sponsored by Rep. Randy Fischer, D-Fort Collins and Sen. Mary Hodge, D-Brighton.

“Farming and eating organic foods is a lifestyle that's here to stay. In fact, it's an industry that continues to grow,” Fischer said in a press release. “Colorado must take steps now to ensure enough certified inspectors are on hand to meet the increasing demand of organic food production.”"

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