FDA Proposes Expanded Food Safety Rules

~ The Rebel ~ 2013/01/05 15:30:24

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday proposed the most sweeping food safety rules in decades, requiring farmers and food companies to be more vigilant in the wake of deadly outbreaks in peanuts, cantaloupe and leafy greens.

The FDA’s proposed rules would require farmers to take new precautions against contamination, to include making sure workers’ hands are washed, irrigation water is clean, and that animals stay out of fields. Food manufacturers will have to submit food safety plans to the government to show they are keeping their operations clean.

Many responsible food companies and farmers are already following the steps that the FDA would now require them to take.

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  • SIMPATTYCO 2013/01/05 15:49:28
    If you want to be sure ... soak/and or spray all foods that you eat raw and all meats with a 1,000 parts per million dose of CITRICIDAL...YOU WON;T TASTE IT
  • Icanbean Arschloch 2013/01/05 15:41:24
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    FDA, ... aren't they the folks that gave us B G H, and genetically altered foods?
  • Striker 2013/01/05 15:37:42
    Here's the thing about the likes of the FDA. Following it's edict tends to RELIEVE the responsibility of the Producer. Thus they will actually do less to protect the consumer when they can point the finger and show how they "followed the rules". Where is the consumer's recourse then? Will you even have "standing"?

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