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Behind Closed Doors: Who’s Taking Meetings with FDA on Food Safety?

Opinion

When President Obama signed the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) into law in January 2011, it was considered a long-fought, but significant and bipartisan, victory to update the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s authority and oversight of the food supply. While much of the wrangling over the language of the law was made public through… Continue Reading

5 Applicants Want to Be USDA’s First Horse Slaughter Client

UPDATE:  Since originally published this morning, USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) public affairs staff have provided Food Safety News with copies of the applications for equine inspection services.  The FSIS officials did so in part to illustrate that most of the applications are not complete in the sense that items are missing or… Continue Reading