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August 1, 2009

NYT: 2 Agencies Take Steps to Improve Food Safety

The August 1, 2009, New York Times online includes an article on recent food safety efforts:

2 Agencies Take Steps to Improve Food Safety
By WILLIAM NEUMAN

Strengthening its efforts to keep a deadly strain of E. coli out of meat sold to consumers, the Department of Agriculture said Friday that it would begin regular testing of meat trimmings used to make ground beef.

At the same time, the Food and Drug Administration said it was working to develop mandatory standards for growing, harvesting and processing fruits and vegetables, going well beyond the rules in place today.

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oh, I'm glad to read that. Food safety is important and every measure at our disposal should be taken to ensure the safety of the unsuspecting consumer. thanks for that.

Posted by: Truth About Abs | Sep 4, 2009 11:23:39 AM

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