"CASPER — It took a month for authorities to realize contaminated spinach killed Polly Costello's mother.
Later, she learned the technology already existed to keep tainted foods from harming the public. Her mother's death had been preventable.
The realization inspired Costello and her husband, Ken, to become advocates for tougher food safety rules. The couple, who live part of the year in Centennial, began lobbying for better consumer protections. They enjoyed a victory last month when President Barack Obama signed into law a major overhaul of the nation's food safety rules..."