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FDA Signs Five-Year Deal With Biotech Firm for Food Safety Tests

Health & Wellness  (tags: research, illness, prevention, safety, science, food, government, health )

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In an effort to develop quick and efficient ways to test the food supply for deadly E. coli and Salmonella bacteria, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has signed a five-year agreement with a California-based biotechnology firm.

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SuSanne P (193)
Thursday August 1, 2013, 11:25 am
Thank you/noted.
"Despite congressional passage of the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act, the Obama administration just proposed associated regulations this year".

JL A (282)
Thursday August 1, 2013, 11:38 am
I hope this company can meet the needed standards and whatever regulations ensue rather than contract noncompliance

Birgit W (160)
Thursday August 1, 2013, 1:48 pm
I wonder if they work together with Monsanto. We cannot trust anybody any more.

S Ann D (194)
Thursday August 1, 2013, 2:25 pm
If they're going to share the tests and results with the whole food safety community very doubtful they're part of Monsanto or any of the food giants. Also looks promising - hopefully the GOP/TP will keep their collective noses out of it. Noted with thanks.

Jason S (50)
Thursday August 1, 2013, 6:17 pm
Good Posting, thanks

Heidi Aubrey (5)
Thursday August 1, 2013, 11:17 pm
This is great except for the lab technicians who prepare the slides and help in general in the lab. The microbiologist will easily be able to confirm the results pretty much instantly as well.

Helen Porter (39)
Friday August 2, 2013, 9:00 am
If these were intelligent people, they would get the scientists busy finding a way to survive all those MGOs we get if we eat. They are even in our veggie burgers.

reft h (66)
Friday August 2, 2013, 11:30 pm

Debra Tate (17)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 8:24 am
So why are they not testing Monsanto's food chain? I don't want to eat pesticides! If I wanted to do that I would just get a can of Raid and spay it in my mouth! Monsanto is just the same effect but delivers it in a different way!

Carmen S (611)
Sunday August 4, 2013, 4:06 pm
thanks Carrie

Melania P (122)
Sunday August 4, 2013, 7:02 pm
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