Make Our Food Safe

Op-Ed: "Congress must maintain funding for food safety"

News-Leader, Springfield, Missouri |

"My 3-year-old daughter Aly ate E. coli-contaminated food in the summer of 1999 and died as a result.

Her story is proof that deadly pathogens lurk in the foods we eat every day. Five years ago, the same type of bacteria was found in spinach, causing an outbreak that resulted in nearly 200 illnesses and three deaths nationwide, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)..."

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