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Deeply Flawed Economic Analysis Exaggerates Cost of FDA’s Produce Rule


One of the healthiest things a person can do is to eat lots of fruits and vegetables — unless they’re contaminated with dangerous pathogens, that is. Contaminated produce has been responsible for an alarming number of deaths and illnesses in recent years, from Listeria-tainted cantaloupes that killed up to 43 people in 2011 to a Cyclospora outbreak linked to salad mix and… Continue Reading

How OMB Changed FSMA’s Import Rule

In October, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration posted the latest batch of Office of Management and Budget revisions on proposed Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) rules. Consumer advocates were not pleased with what they saw. The biggest changes OMB’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) made were with regard to the proposed rule for Foreign… Continue Reading