Make Our Food Safe
01/16/2011

"Focusing on food safety"

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Tammie Smith

"With millions of Americans getting sick every year from eating contaminated food, the federal food safety bill signed into law this month gives new powers to regulators to safeguard the nation's food supply.

The legislation, the Food Safety Modernization Act, empowers the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to recall products, provides for more inspection of food producers and gives new authority for oversight of imported foods.

The law is the most significant overall of food safety laws in the past 70 years, food safety proponents contend..."

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