Make Our Food Safe
01/10/2011

"New law in US aims to increase food safety"

VOA News | Jerilyn Watson and Steve Baragona

"The United States is making the first major changes in its food safety rules since the nineteen thirties. A new law called the Food Safety Modernization Act will govern all foods except meat, poultry and some egg products.

It calls for increased government inspections of food processors. And it lets the Food and Drug Administration order the recall of unsafe foods. That agency has only been able to negotiate with manufacturers to remove products from the market..."

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