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Food Safety Legislation

David and Goliath: The Food Safety Version

Kelly Dorfman | Posted 07.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Dorfman

When my kids were little, I conscientiously bought and fed them beautiful, bright orange farm-raised salmon at least once or twice a week. In the lat...

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.

Infographic: A Food Safety Primer

Paula Crossfield | Posted 10.25.2011 | Food
Paula Crossfield

While the debt deal struck earlier this month puts funding for the Food Safety Modernization Act, which passed in 2010 and will help the FDA improve the safety of our food, at risk, there is information that can empower consumers now.

The Great Global Poisoning Experiment

John DeCock | Posted 09.14.2011 | Green
John DeCock

No matter how carefully you eat or drink or watch your exposure to toxins, your body has chemicals in it that do not belong there and have the potential to make you ill, even fatally ill.

House Passes Food Safety Bill, Sends To President

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — The House has passed a sweeping bill aimed at making food safer following recent contaminations in peanuts, eggs and produce, sending i...

Green News Report: November 18, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: BP made '...

GOP Sen. Tom Coburn Threatens To Hold Up Food Safety Bill

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

WASHINGTON — A Republican senator is threatening to hold up food safety legislation that would give the Food and Drug Administration more power ...

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.