Make Our Food Safe
12/10/2009

Give the People What They Want: Make Our Food Safe for the Holidays

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"Everyone wants safer food.  And nearly everyone wants legislation that would give the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) new, long overdue authority and resources to improve the United States' food safety system.  

Overwhelming majorities of voters in states across the country – 89 percent of North Carolina voters, 91 percent of Ohio voters, and 91 percent of Nevada voters, among others polled – support FDA reform legislation, according to new bipartisan polls commissioned by the Pew Health Group.  These findings reinforce the results of a nationwide poll conducted this summer, which found that 89 percent of voters support new food safety legislation – an endorsement that crosses gender, age, economic, and partisan lines..."

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