• USDA, SALMONELLA, AND THE COWARDLY LION: A PROFILE IN THE LACK OF COURAGE

    11 days ago - By Food Safety

    In an article that will soon be published in the Seattle Law Review, I take a look at food safety through the lens of the “pink slime” controversy and question whether the lack of real transparency that characterizes food safety regulation, especially with regard to meat and poultry, is more intentional strategy of agencies and industry than by-product of the public not simply wanting to think about just how unsafe food can be. In the article, I compare the USDA and the meat industry to the Wizard of Oz, an entity that Dorothy, her traveling companions, and those living in Oz all thought...
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