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  • Pew Supports Food Industry Letter to Congress

    Twenty-one food companies, retailers, and trade associations sent a letter April 16 to House and Senate appropriators urging that they fully fund the implementation of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act. Read More

  • How Food Safety Rules on the Horizon Will Fight Listeria

    Food tainted with Listeria monocytogenes has caused five multistate outbreaks of foodborne infections since the start of 2014, and sparked recent recalls of ice cream, caramel apples, and spinach. More than a dozen deaths, and scores of illnesses, have been linked to these products. Read More

  • The Persistence of Foodborne Listeria

    Listeria bacteria can be deadly, especially when young children, pregnant women, and the elderly contract infections. Recent news about the bacteria—an outbreak linked to caramel-covered apples and a study that shows their ability to survive in retail environments—underscores the public health threat posed by Listeria and the need for measures to prevent future illnesses. Read More

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