Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, March 9th, 2003
"Too many families have tragically lost loved ones to preventable food-borne diseases," said Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin, announcing a new effort to pass legislation that would give the Agriculture Department authority to shut down meatpacking plants where inspectors find contaminated meat.
Several similar efforts in recent years have failed, but Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn.,...
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