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Food Safety

Research by Topic: Food Safety
National Agricultural Law Center
This website covers key food safety issues including inspections, pesticide use, and foodborne illness.  The page contains links to the major statutes, regulations, case law, and administrative decisions concerning food safety, among other resources.


Research by Topic: Food Safety
National Agricultural Law Center
This website covers key food safety issues including inspections, pesticide use, and foodborne illness.  The page contains links to the major statutes, regulations, case law, and administrative decisions concerning food safety, among other resources.


Food Safety Modernization Act: Fact Sheets
United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
This resource provides information on the FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), including the history of the Act, current proposed rules and guidance, and information on how to comment on these proposed rules.  The page includes links to the full text of the law, the proposed rules, and special consumer updates about the progress of the Act, among other resources.


The Food Safety Modernization Act: Learn More, Act Today!
National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC)
This resource provides information about the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), including the background of the Act, proposed rules, and affected parties.  The page includes links to specific information about the produce and preventative controls rules as well as to NSAC’s submitted comments on these rules. 


Food: Recalls, Outbreaks & Emergencies
United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
This website “provides information regarding the measures FDA takes when a food product is mislabeled, presents a health risk because of contamination, or has caused an outbreak of illness.”  The page includes links to information about recalls of foods and dietary supplements, outbreaks of foodborne illness, and other food emergencies.


Food Safety
FoodSafety.gov
This resource serves as a gateway to federal food safety information.  It provides a food recall notification system that allows consumers to stay informed about current food safety issues.  The page provides further information about the role of the government in keeping food safe, and has a portal for consumers to report food poisoning or any other kind of food safety concern.