FDA looks to restart safety inspections for risky foods amid shutdown — Politics, Policy, Political News Top Stories

The FDA is working to restore some food-safety inspections for products deemed high-risk, such as seafood and raw fruit, that have been suspended or delayed because of the government shutdown. “We’re taking steps to expand the scope of food safety surveillance inspections we’re doing during the shutdown to make sure we continue inspecting high risk…

via FDA looks to restart safety inspections for risky foods amid shutdown — Politics, Policy, Political News Top Stories

Posted on 01/10/2019, in politics, Uncategorized and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. I read an article on this last night (a friend shared it). It’s disgusting. And it’s tough to secure the border if we’re making everyone sick with food the FDA didn’t inspect!

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    • Brendan,
      The number of products recalled each month is scary. It runs the gamut from fruits and vegetables to packaged meat. If the soy and other additives don’t give people breast cancer, the E-coli and other germs make us sick or cause death. Maybe Trump thinks his family will be safe if safety inspections are not conducted, but he would be wrong because I don’t see a farm and cattle on the White House lawn being raised specifically for him.

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      • It is scary. For those who want to do away with certain governmental protections, this is a protection that we really cannot live without (no pun intended). Nobody is safe from the dangers of a lack of inspections, including the Trumps.

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