"CDC Alert: Drug-Resistant Foodborne Illness Spreads in US"

"The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has sounded the alarm on a common foodborne illness that has acquired a new and challenging type of drug resistance—and the discovery betrays the difficulty, not just of finding new treatments, but of tracking resistance as it moves around the world."

Source: , 04/08/2015

"Food Safety Law’s Funding Is Far Below Estimated Requirement"

"After thousands of people were sickened by tainted eggs, peanut butter and spinach, Congress passed a sweeping food safety law in 2010 that gave the Food and Drug Administration new powers to prevent additional outbreaks. But lawmakers have not provided enough money for the mission."

Source: NY Times, 04/07/2015


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