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ID:

246

Date:

2007-09-13

Headline:

U.S. Failed to Boost Produce Inspections

Reporter's name:

Garance Burke

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Associated Press

City:

Salinas, CA

Summary:

Despite pleas for better and more frequent inspections of leafy greens in the wake of 2006's deadly E. coli spinach outbreak, government regulators have not beefed up inspections, according an Associated Press investigation that relied on data obtained through FOIA.

Keywords:

government regulators, E. coli outbreak, spinach, salmonella, Food and Drug Administration, California Department of Public Health, Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., Center for Science in the Public Interest


Agencies:

FDA

States:

CA

Categories:

food safety


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