My father was a World War II veteran, double Purple Heart recipient, avid sports fan, and all-American hero. Tragically, it was a cantaloupe laced with the lethal bacteria Listeria that ultimately killed him. Always true to form, though, he did not go down without a fight. For nearly three months, my father suffered from brain…

Like many Americans, Paul Schwarz is fed up with the inaction in Washington, DC. After losing his father to the Listeria cantaloupe outbreak nearly a year ago, Schwarz has kept tabs on food safety policy and he’s frustrated that none of the measures that could have prevented the tragic outbreak have been implemented. Last week,…