Editor’s note: Following is a letter sent by Consumer Reports and a coalition of concerned entities (see list below) regarding the leadership at the Food and Drug Administration in reference to the recent Reagan-Udall FoundationContinue Reading Consumer groups call on FDA Commissioner to restore teeth to agency’s leadership
Editor’s note: This is a letter sent by a large coalition of consumer and industry groups to Jane Henney, the chair of the Independent Expert Panel – FDA Human Foods Program of the Reagan-Udall Foundation…Continue Reading Coalition asks review panel to consider food leader for upper echelon at FDA
Several groups, including Consumer Reports and STOP Foodborne Illness, have written to USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack in support of increased food safety efforts regarding Salmonella in poultry.
The groups describe current regulations as “antiquated” and…Continue Reading Consumer groups encourage USDA secretary to continue efforts to make chicken products safer
PITTSBURGH, PA — In an IAFP 2022 session on Aug. 1 titled “Salmonella in Poultry: Issues and Solutions” speakers talked about how the contamination of poultry with Salmonella continues to be one of the most…Continue Reading Salmonella in poultry, the issues and solutions, hearing from the experts
Beyond Pesticides, the Center for Food Safety (CFS), and others are doing victory dances this week after back-to-back court wins.
By denying a writ of certiorari in Hardeman v. Monsanto, the U.S. Supreme Court let…Continue Reading People who want a pesticide-free world score back-to-back court victories
The U.SDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture has awarded researchers from the University of Georgia Center for Food Safety a three-year, $599,900 grant to begin a new study to investigate the effectiveness of antimicrobial …
Continue Reading USDA gives grant to University of Georgia to study antimicrobial blue light tech
A-two year-old federal lawsuit brought by three non-governmental organizations claims USDA’s New Swine Inspection System undermines federal inspectors charged with protecting consumers from foodborne illness.
A federal judge in California has found “the matter suitable …
Continue Reading For now, only written arguments will be allowed to decide case on new swine inspection system
On Monday the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit heard arguments in the challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approval of Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto-Bayer’s flagship Roundup weedkiller.
Recently, I did something I had not done in a long time. I ate in a restaurant with my family. Actually, we ate on the outdoor patio, since my kids are too young to…
Continue Reading Not ready to eat GMO animals? Then you might not want to order the salmon
U.S. District Court in San Francisco ruled this week that USDA was correct in certifying organic hydroponic operations as eligible for the National Organic Program (NOP). It was a victory for the Coalition for Sustainable…