The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced it will hold a public meeting to focus on the new Food Safety Modernization Act draft rules that were recently released. The meeting will take place February 28, 2013 from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm and March 1, 2013 8:30 am – 12:00 pm in the…

An editorial by the Los Angeles Times, published over the weekend, called the new proposed food safety rules “overdue but worthy,” and argued for a mix of industry fees and Congressional funding to actually enforce the rules coming down the pipeline. “The regulations aren’t complete — a third set on imported food is still due…