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November 16, 2015


Produce in Han Market

FDA Releases Food Import Standards

As part of the Food Safety Modernization Act, the FDA released safety guidelines to ensure imported produce is held to the same standards as U.S. products.

February 3, 2015


raw burger

Single Food Safety Agency Proposed Under 2016 Budget

The FDA and USDA split food safety responsibilities currently. A total of 12 agencies enforce about 30 different laws.

February 26, 2014

Small Scale 

organic berry farm

Proposed Food Safety Rules Clash With Organic Farmers

Organic farmers are raising opposition to FDA food safety rules that will put the squeeze on small-production farms.

March 8, 2013

Sequester who? Sequester you! 

A hundred-dollar bill cut into many pieces

Sequester Affects All Levels Of Food Supply

Over time, the sequester will lead to meat shortages, fewer FDA inspections of food processors, cuts to food banks and reductions in farmer credit.

January 11, 2013

Food Rules 

Safety stencilled on the road.

FDA Issues Two New Food Safety Rules

The pair of proposed guidelines stresses the importance of preventing food-borne illness in the first place.

November 24, 2012

Tainted Food 

cantaloupe in hand

The Struggle To Trace Produce From Farm To Table

A new law could force the produce industry – from top to bottom -- to get serious about traceability.

July 18, 2012

Red Tape 


Food Safety Advocates Take Their Cause To The White House

The Food Safety Modernization Act was signed into law in January 2011, but progress on the laws it would create have stalled.

November 7, 2011

Unpasturized Dairy Woes 

Close up on the face of a white goat in a pasture poking his head through a metal gate.

Raw Milk Controversy And The Case Of The Rawesome Three

The California arrest of the "Rawesome Three" is casting a national spotlight on the controversy surrounding the right to consume or sell unpasteurized dairy.

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