I was asked to be the maintainer for this mod (since original creator is stimmedcow), I began reluctantly, like you I thought modders should be responsible for handling cases like conflict and offer alternative recipes and such. Over time I came to realize this is wishful thinking. Modders simply ignore those things, and often recommend "modding" their recipes with third party mods.
Thus this project is a simple way for common users not to be bothered with complex re-modding of the game.
As for mod breaking, this mod works with plenty of other crafting tables. (RefinedStorage, ActuallyAdditions...)
In case you feel your game isn't playable because of it, you can disable custom detection support in the configuration file.