The Pew Charitable Trusts, an independent non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO), has earned a reputation as a change-agent for food safety. Pew’s latest goal is to bring “root cause analyses” to food safety. Today, it released
A recently announced interpretation of authority on mandatory recalls weakens food safety.
The Food and Drug Administration’s decision late last year not to order a mandatory recall of yellowfin tuna that sickened at least…
Editor’s note: This interview was originally published by the Pew Charitable Trusts and is reprinted here with permission.
Meat and poultry safety regulations should reflect latest science:
A group of major food companies, retailers, livestock producers, and trade and professional associations today announced a comprehensive framework to strengthen the stewardship of antibiotic use in food animals. The structure is the product of…
A representative from Kentucky said it was about consumers’ food choices. A coalition of food safety groups said it was a threat to public health — particularly children. The U.S. House just said no.
Citing an estimated 2 million U.S. illnesses caused annually because of contaminated meat and poultry and resulting health care costs of almost $6 billion, a report from the Pew Charitable Trusts is calling for renewed…
Enough went into the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) to make the food industry queasy, but the new law’s limited reliance on third-party auditors is still enough to make consumer advocates feel about the same…
Starting next fall, U.S. schools will have a new option for the type of chicken they purchase for school lunches. School Food FOCUS (Food Options for Children in the United States) and The Pew Charitable…