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A Vital Step Toward Safer Food

(1) Comments | Posted May 6, 2010 | 3:51 PM

Andrew Kimbrell makes a strong argument that the U.S. food safety system is not protecting us and our families against foodborne illness. He cites well-known government statistics that each year millions of Americans get sick after eating food contaminated with pathogens such as Salmonella, E. coli O157:H7, Listeria...

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The Myth About Food Safety Legislation and Small Farmers

(9) Comments | Posted September 16, 2009 | 1:09 PM

Supporters of local and organic food should be substantially reassured that the new food safety legislation working its way through Congress does not place an inordinate burden on small and organic growers.

The Packer, a trade publication for the produce industry, reported Sept 14 that FDA Commissioner Peggy Hamburg pledged...

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