The absence of comprehensive dental care exacts a toll on millions of Americans in terms of poor health, pain and the social stigma associated with bad teeth.
Most small farms have to follow the same rules as big corporate ones. In Maine, flexible food ordinances have increased the number of small farmers.
Lisa Gilbert is the Deputy Director of Public Citizen’s Congress Watch. She blogs at www.citizenvox.org and you can follow her on Twitter @Lisa_PubCitizen.