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Isn’t it about time for food safety reform?

Submitted by on Monday, 4 May 2009 No Comment
More than 100 years after Franklin Roosevelt pushed new food safety laws, virtually everyone agrees it isn't working.

When Kraft supports giving the Food and Drug Administration recall powers, something is amiss.

When the president creates a special commission on food safety, it's a clue that something isn't working.

When companies ignore reporting mandates that help us track the food chain in the event of contamination, something's wrong.

Fortunately, it's all combined to create a climate where people from officials to Congress to even the Foot Dragging Administration itself is ready for change.

Read more in this excellent column, "Food Safety Reform: Not a century too soon."

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