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Food Safety Enhancement Act

Factory Farmer's Apology Will Not Make Eggs Safer

David Kirby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Kirby

When it comes to eggs and other animal food products raised in huge, industrialized, often unsanitary factory farms, we need more than apologies: We need inspection, enforcement, and accountability.

Santa Does Not Exist and Neither Does Bi-Partisanship in Congress

William Marler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
William Marler

Yes, it does seem clear that the Republicans are intent on keeping to their narrative of no. But, perhaps the Democrats do not want to give the Republicans a chance to be bi-partisan?

Food Safety in the US: We're on Red Alert

Andrew Kimbrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Andrew Kimbrell

Illnesses caused by contaminated foods, which could be prevented with proper government oversight, are instead causing massive hospitalization and the deaths of thousands of Americans.

Put Healthcare on the Chopping Block and Take Up Food Safety

William Marler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Marler

It's time to tone down the rhetoric on health care and do something positive: pass meaningful food safety legislation.

Give Peanuts a Second Chance

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Moroz

While in recent years Congress has improved oversight of toys and drugs, food products has been roundly ignored. Meanwhile, the CDC reports that there are 76 million cases of food-borne illness in the US each year.

Food, Inc. Gets Rave Reviews, Big Ag Shudders

Paula Crossfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paula Crossfield

Today, Food, Inc. debuts: it is certainly not a film to miss. Big Ag realizes that the tide is turning on the corporate control of our food system, and that their message is in jeopardy.