• Today’s news about a food safety overhaul buries the lede

    Here’s WaPo:

    The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday finalized long-awaited rules that will require U.S. food manufacturers to make detailed plans to identify and prevent possible contamination risks in their production facilities.

    The new regulations, which will apply to the production of both human and animal foods, mark the first step in a broader effort to make the nation’s food safety system more proactive, rather than merely reacting to outbreaks after they occur.

    The LA Times:

    In the midst of a cucumber recall that has sickened hundreds in 30 states, the Food and Drug Administration today finalized the first two of seven major rules under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) meant to beef up the country’s food safety system.

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