Several consumer safety groups have banded together to support legislation that would put controls on the amount of opiate contamination of poppy seeds to help ensure their safety for consumption.

The Center for Science in the Public Interest is joined by the Association of Food and Drug Officials, Consumer Federation

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A year ago the Center for Science in the Public Interest urged the Food and Drug Administration to protect consumers from unprocessed poppy seeds contaminated with naturally occurring opiate residues. In a regulatory petition filed along with medical experts and six families injured by contaminated poppy
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