FSMA 7 Years Later: Is it Enough?

Even after the introduction of the historic Food Safety Modernization Act in 2011, food recalls continue to wreak havoc on the food supply chain. Experts weigh-in on the laws effectiveness and offer solutions for America’s food safety problem.

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In 2006, spinach contaminated with E. coli from a California farm led to the deaths of three people and sickened nearly 200 more. As a result, public interest in how food safely moves from field to fork grew, leading President Barack Obama to sign the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) into law in 2011.

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