Here is the latest argument to support AB-1461. It is about worker’s role in producing safe food and the consumers who eat it.
SEPTEMBER 07, 2017 11:00 AM
Without swift action, a growing part of California’s food supply will be left unsafe. That’s because meal-kit delivery startups are rapidly increasing in number and popularity and currently are exempt from the same safety standards that reduce the risk of illness from food purchased from restaurants or grocery stores.
Legislators heeded the warnings of the California Association of Environmental Health Administrators – the 62 local officials responsible for keeping food safe – and supported Assembly Bill 1461. Now, Gov. Jerry Brown needs to sign it. The do-nothing approach advocated by The Bee’s editorial board will only make Californians sick (“Here are some special interest bills that ought to die in Legislature,” Sept. 5).