Since 1998, Fair Trade USA has been certifying farms overseas that met its standards for workers and the environment. Now, the group is looking closer to home.
It started on March 17 with raids on two meatpacking plants in Brazil. The country’s biggest beef companies stood accused of egregious food safety violations.
OSHA is trying to learn more about injuries as they happen. The agency set a rule in 2015 that requires companies to report serious injuries within 24 hours.
The U.S. Justice Department warned that food companies could face criminal charges if they fail to protect consumers against foodborne illnesses.
New FDA requirements could stop outbreaks -- like the recent listeria linked to cantaloupe -- before they start.