Make Our Food Safe
11/07/2011

"Recalls Spark Food Safety Concerns"

NBC Los Angeles | Alexis Shaw

"The parade of contaminated foods recalled by manufacturers has continued for weeks, sparking new concerns about safety.

The list is long: a deadly outbreak of listeria from cantaloupes, a highly contagious virus in frozen oysters, bacteria-laden Christmas cookies and more. The U.S. Food and Drug administration announced 18 food recalls in the two weeks ending Nov. 4.

Proposed budget cuts at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration could make matters worse, said Erik Oslon, director of food programs at the Pew Health Group..."

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