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April 28, 2014

 

Farmed salmon swimming in a fish pen

GE Salmon Rivals Agree: FDA Reform Needed

Four years after the FDA first considered a proposal to raise genetically modified salmon, no decision has been made. What gives?

October 11, 2011

Local Food Rock Star 

Joel Salatin On The Farm

Joel Salatin, Part 2: Food Regulation And The Little Guy

In part two of the Earth Eats interview with Joel Salatin, he talks about what's wrong with food regulation from the standpoint of the small farmer.

March 1, 2011

Follow Your Food 

barcodes on onions and green peppers

There’s A Market For Food Traceability Systems

As consumers and the government call for safer food, food traceability systems make it possible to see a product's path from farm to table.

February 17, 2011

2012 Federal Budget 

Jamie L. Whitten Building (USDA)

Obama’s Budget Proposal Rewards FDA, Hurts USDA

The FDA was awarded over $4 billion in funding to help pay for its food safety programs, while the USDA experienced budget cuts.

November 30, 2010

Food Policy 

capitol building

Senate Passes Food Safety Modernization Act (S. 510)

The Food Safety Modernization Act (S. 510), one of the few pieces of legislation from this Congress with bipartisan support, passed the Senate Tuesday.

November 29, 2010

Food Politics 

President Obama speaks with Senators around a table

Senate Expected To Vote On Food Safety Bill Today

The Senate could seal the fate of the Food Safety Modernization Act could today. Supporters and opponents are both making waves in anticipation of the vote.

November 26, 2010

Food Policy Discussion 

Marion Nestle, author of Food Politics

Food Safety Bill, Conversation With Marion Nestle

Marion Nestle, author of Food Politics, answers questions and makes predictions about the Food Safety Modernization Act waiting for a vote in the Senate.

November 19, 2010

Unhealthy Chemicals 

four mutli-colored baby bottles

BPA Ban Removed From Food Bill, Sperm Counts Could Suffer

The Food Safety Bill gets moving in the Senate, but some concessions had to be made. A BPA ban no longer appears in the bill and sperm counts might suffer.

November 5, 2010

Politics Of Eating 

voter with I Voted Sticker

2010 Midterm Election Results: What Does It Mean For Food Policy

Big Ag, a redesigned FDA, and climate change denial: what election results mean for food policy.

October 12, 2010

Food Policy Discussion 

Tom Coburn and Harry Reid

Senate Bill 510: Food Safety Modernization Act

Even in the midst of a salmonella outbreak, a bipartisan push to reform food safety regulation must still be run through the political meat grinders.

August 24, 2010

Egg Recall 

two eggs

Egg Recall Grows Amid Calls For Food Safety Reform

Recent expansion of the egg recall to include half a billion eggs sparks criticism of the current state of the U.S. egg industry.

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