J&D Produce of Edinburg, Texas recalled its parsley and cilantro packaged on Nov 30 and Dec 6 and distributed under the brand of Little Bear. No illnesses have been reported associated with this produce. Other related products by the same company are also included under this recall.
Once again the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act passed the House of Representatives. That makes three times through the House and twice through the Senate. Now it goes to President Obama’s desk for signing into law.
Industry must really want the Food Safety Modernization Act (S 510). It was dead, dead, dead – the clock had run out, and considering the gridlock in Washington and the fact that Tom Colburn (R-OK) had promised he would personally filibuster this bill, there was no way that was going to change.
t’s dead for good. Despite passing both houses by wide margins of bi-partisan support, the controversy-laden Food Safety Modernization Act (S 510) has died, a victim of end-of-session Senate gridlock and a resurgent GOP that is perfectly happy to see nothing much get done before they take back the House of Representatives in a few weeks.
The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (S.510) passed the Senate yesterday 73-25. The House passed their version this past summer. What now?
As many of you mentioned in the comments when we asked for your thoughts about the Food Safety Modernization Act, the Tester-Hagan Amendment is critical to protect family farmers in this broadly-worded bill.
The final vote on this bill is expected to happen this week, so it’s urgent that we act now to support family farms!
Will S. 510 mean the end of backyard gardens and small farms, or will it force industrial agriculture to clean up its act? The Senate vote on S. 510, the [ … ]