Make Our Food Safe
02/24/2011

"Questions Hang Over Safety of Nation's Food Supply"

National Public Radio - "Shots" blog | Joanne Silberner

"Just when you thought it was safe to pull up to a table to eat, infectious disease expertMichael Osterholm of the University of Minnesota says think again.

Sure, the FDA Food Safety Mobilization Act was signed into law in early January. And double-sure, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention earlier this winter came out with lower estimates of how many people wind up in the hospital — or dead — because of food they ate.

But there's a story behind those stories, Osterholm argues in a piece just published by the New England Journal of Medicine."

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