News & Perspective

Dec 23, 2010

Dec 23, 2010

Implementing food safety law to pose big challenges

(CIDRAP News) – The big food safety bill passed this week hands a heavy bundle of new responsibilities to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and most of the changes specified in the legislation are unlikely to come swiftly or easily.

Dec 23, 2010

Dec 23, 2010

Sprouts suspected in multistate Salmonella outbreak

(CIDRAP News) – Federal officials announced today they are collaborating on an investigation into a multistate Salmonella serotype I 4,[5],12:i:-  outbreak, possibly linked to sprouts served on sandwiches at Jimmy Johns restaurants, that have sickened 89 people in 15 states and the District of Columbia.