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Food Safety Guidelines

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.

Why Isn’t Our Food Supply Safe Yet?

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 08.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

It is estimated that 48 million people are infected by foodborne diseases in the United States each year, resulting in $152 billion in medical costs annually.

The Food Safety Bill Means (Big Food) Business As Usual--Or Does It?

Susan Yager | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Susan Yager

The FDA will now be allowed to do a mandatory recall of tainted food "when a company fails to voluntarily recall the contaminated product upon FDA's request."

18 Changes To Food Safety The New Law Will Bring (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Food Safety Modernization Act, passed by the U.S. Senate December 22 and headed for President Obama's signature, aims to enhance the safety of foo...

Why Is The Food Safety Bill So Controversial?

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alison Rose Levy

While the industrial food supply is a reality, the debate over the Food Safety Bill stems from a fundamental disagreement about whether industrial values and methods should predominate in determining safety.