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Food Safety Bill

Lucia Graves

Sweeping Food-Safety Bill Backed By Unlikely Coalition | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Food Safety Modernization Act, which would vastly improve the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's ability to ensure the nation's foo...

Why We Need Food Safety Reform To Slow Staggering Foodborne Illness

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael F. Jacobson

Monday, November 29 is our last best hope for the Senate to pass food safety reform. That's something I hope we can be thankful for next week.

Eric Schlosser and Michael Pollan on the Food Safety Act

William Marler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
William Marler

If a farm seller (small or large) puts his or her product into the wholesale market, they have to play by the same food safety rules as the large players.

Food Safety Bill Stalled By Tom Coburn, Small Farm Interests

The New York Times | GARDINER HARRIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

But the Senate has still not acted to fix many of the flaws in the nation's food safety system -- although a bill to do so has broad bipartisan suppor...

The Safety of Imported Food?

Tony Corbo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tony Corbo

Of the 9.5 million shipments of imported food items that will arrive at our ports-of-entry this fiscal year, FDA inspectors will physically examine only 1.53% of them.

Everything You Need To Know About The Food Safety Bill

Grist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The House will vote today on a momentous, controversial plan to overhaul a large swath of the nation's food-safety system. The vote comes amid yet ...

Fixing Our Food Safety System

Rep. Rosa DeLauro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Rosa DeLauro

We have a responsibility to people to truly fix systemic problems in our food safety system, starting with a fundamental restructuring of the food safety bureaucracy at the FDA.