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Tag: S. 510

Cilantro and Parsley Recall

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.

Food Safety Modernization Act (S. 510) Dies in Senate

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.

URGENT: Tell Your Senators You Support Family Farms

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!