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Slaughterhouses are now part of the local food debate (Local Blurbs)

Demand for local meat leads to the need for more slaughterhouses; which then leads to the question recently posed in the New York Times:

What role, if any, should the federal government play in creating better food processing and delivery systems?

The responders cover many aspects of the debate (one panelist was featured here). Some local governments have started local food legislation.  Is the federal government next?