Last fall, I started teaching at Seattle University School School of Law, doing so in part to give myself more time to do scholarship (research and writing) about food, in all of its fascinating aspects
Most of you likely have not followed the story of 5-year-old Mason Jones, who died of E. coli O157:H7 poisoning in 2005 after eating a school lunch.
I have followed it closely, in part because
Improving food safety is not as easy task! But right now, we have a huge opportunity to “seize the day” and make a much-needed first step toward food safety reform!
Center for Foodborne Illness
A 7-member Ministerial Advisory Board (MAB) of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has been named by Gerry Ritz, Canada’s Agricultural Minister.
Ritz said the appointments are “another step to strengthen Canada’s food safety system”
I spent most of last week in the “other Washington.” It all does make you wonder, as one Congressman quipped some time ago: “Who needs Al-Qaeda when you have got E. coli?” What would happen
Study by The Produce Safety Project Finds U.S. Food Safety System Needs To Integrate Human Health, Animal, and Plant Pathogen Data
The Produce Safety Project, a joint initiative of Georgetown University and the Pew Charitable…
Continue Reading Report Takes Lessons from EU Food Safety Reforms
“Healing ourselves is the essence of democratic development.” –Michael Parenti, final remarks, California State University, Channel Islands, March 11, 2004.
Our nation is awakening to the fact that convenience-oriented industrial food products, which have…
Continue Reading Food ‘Safety’ Reform and the Enclosure Movement