The Minnesota House Agriculture Committee is considering an addition to the state agriculture department staff. This individual will act a liaison between MDA and small meatpackers. Representative Nathan Nelson is sponsoring the bill. “If you’re starting a new business model or transitioning, having somebody to help them move through the process, making sure that the proper permits, inspections and safety plans are all in place are crucially important.” The bill was laid over and may eventually part of the omnibus bill.
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