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Consumer and Public Health Groups: FDA Should Not Delay FSMA Implementation

Opinion

(The FDA’s important food safety work, like the rest of the agency’s mission and much of the federal government, is currently on hold due to the government shutdown.  But once the agency gets back to work – which we hope is very soon – we urge them to continue to implement the Food Safety Modernization… Continue Reading

The Best of Food Safety: Consumer Organizations

This week, Food Safety News is acknowledging leaders who help keep our food supply safe.  Today we celebrate consumer organizations.  In the days ahead we’ll celebrate leaders in non-government organizations, the food industry and the news media. Of course, no list is ever complete so if you think we’ve forgotten someone, please leave us a… Continue Reading

STOP Foodborne Illness Seeks Victims of Antibiotic Resistance

STOP Foodborne Illness, a Chicago-based nonprofit public health organization, is looking for victims of foodborne illness whose treatments had to be extended because of antibiotic resistance. “Doctors and other health experts have warned for years about the overuse of antibiotics to treat illness, which contributes to the rise of ‘super bugs’ resistant to the healing… Continue Reading