"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

"How Europe’s Regulation of Pesticides Could Impact Your Food"

"There’s an important debate going on in Europe that could dramatically influence how pesticides are used on the United States’ 400 million acres of farmland. At the center of the debate are endocrine disruptors, a broad class of chemicals known for their ability to interfere with naturally occurring hormones."

Source: Civil Eats, 03/17/2015


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