Make Our Food Safe
03/17/2010

"Iowa woman part of Washington food safety rally"

Radio Iowa | Pat Curtis

"An Iowa woman, whose teenage daughter died from a foodborne illness, is heading to Washington D.C. today to join others for a rally outside the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Dana Boner and her husband Rick do not expect to ever know exactly what killed their 14-year-old daughter Kayla in November 2007.

But, Dana says the U.S.D.A. could prevent further deaths and illnesses by putting new regulations in place to identify dangerous pathogens that contaminate food products. 'If your child is killed by a gun or by a person, we look for a killer - but when it's meat or food poisoning, it's done,' Boner told Radio Iowa..."

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