Make Our Food Safe
03/09/2011

"Benefits of landmark Food Safety Modernization Act"

"Earth Talk" - Hudson Valley Press Online |

"Dear EarthTalk: What specific issues and protections are covered by the Food Safety Modernization Act recently signed into law?

- P. Palmerino, New York, NY

Existing laws and oversight from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have done a decent job of keeping the vast majority of Americans safe from food borne illnesses, but several recent cases of contamination have put the spotlight on what more we can do to protect ourselves from unwittingly consuming harmful bacteria, parasites, viruses and toxins that could be lurking on our dinner plates..."

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