Make Our Food Safe

Op-ed: "Egged on to a better food system"

Albany Times Union | Jennifer Wilkins

"Another nationwide food recall -- this time because of salmonella enteritidis found in shell eggs -- has undermined consumer confidence in the U.S. food safety system. We need to re-examine once more how most of our food is produced and distributed.

New Yorkers are lucky. Our state is not among those affected. Most eggs produced in the state come from farms certified by the New York State Quality Assurance Program, and our state Department of Agriculture and Markets enforces aggressive food safety programs ... "

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