Make Our Food Safe
03/14/2010

"FDA targets processing of spices in bid to make supply safer"

The Washington Post | Lyndsey Layton

"The Food and Drug Administration is reexamining the safety of a culinary staple found in every restaurant, food manufacturing plant and home kitchen pantry: spices.

In the middle of a nationwide outbreak of salmonella illness linked to black and red pepper -- and after 16 U.S. recalls since 2001 of tainted spices -- federal regulators met last week with the spice industry to figure out ways to make the supply safer..."

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