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For Farmers, Farmers Market Week Celebrations Clouded With Concern and Confusion Over Looming New Food Safety Rules

Stacy Miller | Posted 08.07.2013 | Green
Stacy Miller

With dairy and grain farms disappearing off the map every season, it's terrifying to think that one promising avenue for a family farm's viability -- diversification into produce -- may seem out of reach.

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FDA 'Unlawfully Withheld' Long-Delayed Food Safety Rules | Joe Satran | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

The Food and Drug Administration has officially broken the law by failing to release regulations needed to implement the Food Safety Modernization Act...

Joe Satran

Agencies Axe Food Safety Requirement Aimed To Prevent 1 Million Illnesses A Year | Joe Satran | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

At the very beginning of 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration released its proposals for the most important food safety regulations in a genera...

Tell the FDA You Eat It Raw

Linda Watson | Posted 04.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Watson

What should farmers do to make sure fruits and vegetables are safe to eat? That's the question at the core of listening sessions being held by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The agency is seeking comments on the proposed new Food Safety Modernization Act rules.

FDA Extends Comment Period For Food Safety Rule

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 02.19.2013 | Business

File this one under "least surprising food safety stories" of 2013." The FDA announced on Saturday that it was extending the public comment period for...

Joe Satran

New Food Safety Rules Face Big Hurdles | Joe Satran | Posted 02.11.2013 | Home

President Barack Obama came into office during one of the worst salmonella outbreaks in United States history, in which at least 700 people fell ill a...

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Huge Change In Store For Food Safety | Joe Satran | Posted 02.11.2013 | Home

The Food and Drug Administration released two of the five major regulations tied to the Food Safety Modernization Act for public comment on Friday, th...

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With Election Over, Experts Hope Obama Will Stop Delaying Food Safety Reform | Joe Satran | Posted 11.20.2012 | Home

Usually, when President Barack Obama has been criticized for moving too cautiously on a given issue, he's been able to blame a divided, obstinate Cong...