Accurate 'plain english' description http://dprogram.net/2009/07/31/insane-food-bill-2749-passes-house-on-2nd-try/
Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009 http://www.govtrack.us/congress/billtext.xpd?bill=h111-2749
Written vaguely enough to regulate a backyard garden, with nice fat fees added for the privilege of having it.
This has been in the works for awhile. I was writing about it in January-before-the-primaries-were-over-2008. Others have been on the case even longer. Just mentioning that to show this isn't to pick on the current prez.
Maybe we'll get lucky and it will die in the Senate.