Food Safety

Modernization act could pass Senate this month, but a law is months away

Last year was a busy one for food safety legislation. The thought early in the year was that increased food safety regulations would move forward unde... continue reading »

Senate Panel OKs Giving FDA More Power to Police Food Safety

Nov. 18, 2009 - A Senate health panel unanimously approved sweeping legislation that would give the Food and Drug Administration more power ... continue reading »

Pet Owners’ Help Needed to Keep Crops Safe

Nov. 17, 2009 - With Yuma's annual winter produce season in full swing, growers are taking many steps to make sure the lettuce, broccoli and... continue reading »

Food Safety Bill’s Possible Costs Worry Small Farmers

Nov. 15, 2009 - There’s no need to wonder where the collard greens or tomatoes came from that are on sale at Whitaker Farms’ sta... continue reading »

Coalition to Senate: Move on Food Safety

Nov. 13, 2009 - The Make Our Food Safe Coalition, made up of leading public health, consumer, and food safety organizations, continues to ca... continue reading »

K-State Breaks Ground for First Building on Olathe Campus

Nov. 13, 2009 - A ground-breaking ceremony at Kansas State University's Olathe campus marks the university's commitment to advancing animal ... continue reading »

A Truly Fresh Summit

Last month’s Fresh Summit was my fourth time attending the show, and it the best, in my opinion. I’m sure many of the attendees and exhibito... continue reading »

One doesn’t have to come at the expense of the other, experts say

Agriculture is a naturally sustainable industry, but growers in California are finding it harder to be sustainable in light of food safety guidelines.... continue reading »

Three Years After E. Coli Outbreak, is Spinach Safer?

Nov. 10, 2009 - Three years after an E. coli outbreak, thought to be linked to spinach, took three lives and left 205 people sick, "Good Mor... continue reading »

A Serving of Food Safety

Nov. 10, 2009 - The chairman of the House Education and Labor Committee wants an investigation into the safety of school lunches. Judging by... continue reading »