Make Our Food Safe
08/12/2012

Opinion: "Food safety delay puts lives at risk"

The Denver Post | Lisa Wirthman

"It's been a year since a tragic listeria outbreak in cantaloupes began on a Colorado farm, claiming at least 30 lives and infectingIt's been a year since a tragic listeria outbreak in cantaloupes began on a Colorado farm, claiming at least 30 lives and infecting nearly 150 people in the largest outbreak of foodborne illness in almost 90 years.

Yet, even as we've entered another summer outbreak season, important provisions of a landmark food safety law are still not implemented. 

In July, some 60 people were sickened at the Denver Rescue Mission after consuming improperly handled pre-prepared food, a critical reminder of the need to keep food safe..."

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