The Government's enhanced recall warnings will provide consumers with better information regarding steps they should take during food recalls
While neither the House nor Senate bill would put one agency solely in charge of food safety, both bills would empower FDA to order mandatory food recalls
, impose civil fines for violations and require more frequent inspections of food facilities.
Recent outbreaks of food borne illnesses and food recalls
have raised concern over food safety and further eroded public confidence in FDA's ability to protect and advance public health.
Unlabelled food allergens have been the cause of the majority of food recalls
in recent years.
The Bush Administration has proposed a new early approval process for biotech crops that are still in testing stages, which would eliminate the need for food recalls
if trace amounts of the gene-altered crops were found in other products.
Allergy-related food recalls
jumped 20 percent last year to more than 120, according to the FDA.
adults say food recalls
have them at least somewhat concerned (86%, with 58% somewhat concerned and 28% seriously concerned) and believe there should be more government oversight in regards to food safety (73%).
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Increase funding for FDA's food safety activities through increased appropriations and targeted fees for food facility reinspection, food recalls
, and the voluntary qualified importer program.
The occurrence of food recalls
during the past few years has raised public and congressional concern about the strength of America's food safety system.
FDA is recommending millers test for StarLink genetically engineered corn to avoid more food recalls
ASQ conducted the survey to gauge how consumers feel about food safety, food recalls
and where responsibility lies when it comes to tainted food.