"The latest outbreak of food-borne illness, this one involving tainted eggs, once again illustrates the need for a federal food safety overhaul.
The litany of contaminated foods that have sickened people over the past few years is disheartening: peanut butter, spinach, jalapeño peppers, hamburger.
Federal officials need to push for an overhaul of the nation’s food safety system. How many more people have to be sickened or die before this becomes a priority? Federal lawmakers must give full consideration to an important food safety bill that has passed the House but remains stalled in the Senate ... "