Friday, July 25, 2008

A Good Reason for Growing Your Own Food

.. or at least supporting your local farmers' market.

In the following video Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Andrew von Eschenbach discusses how the FDA investigates cases of widespread food contamination, such as the Salmonella-tainted tomato scare. In essence, his comments indicate that expecting the severely understaffed FDA to determine the cause of the recent Salmonella outbreak is tantamount to asking them to find a needle in a thousand haystacks.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.