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Outside editorial: FDA needs more inspectors

This editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star: Sound off on the important issues at The recent pet food recalls have put the Food and Drug Administration squarely in the spotlight. Oversight covers products not just consumed by pets, but...
Dry cat food, pet treats are now being recalled before I open another can. At the same time, I'm checking online for the latest news. Searching under "pet food recall" displays the most recent reports from the media, affected pet food makers, and government agencies. Running low...
DEC issues 2 food recalls

The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation is issuing recalls for both a type of frozen ground tuna and a brand of yeast tablets. The ground tuna recall affects tuna sold by the Osamu Corp. and is used in sushi.
Two food recalls hit state

The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation reports two different recalls for food products that have been distributed in Alaska. Vita Food Products, Inc.
Food that kills doesn't have to be on your plate

...objection Reid calls "unconscionable." In the 13 months since the House passed the FDA overhaul, there have been 85 food recalls, involving products that have sickened at least 1,850 people, according to the Center for Science in the Public...
Warning labels on food the Government Accountability Office questioned whether federal agencies are getting out the word to schools about food recalls. In general, government regulators need to plug holes in the system through which food producers notify federal officials...
Hatchery salmon fed tainted food

...ANCHORAGE - Millions of Alaska hatchery salmon were fed food contaminated with the same substance behind a massive pet food recall across the country. Sound off on the important issues at The melamine-infused fish feed - which has been recalled...
Malt-O-Meal, other cereals recalled

...Safety and Sanitation Program at 1-877-233-3663, or visit A comprehensive listing of affected products can be found at
Peanut butter products recalled in Alaska

...ill. "We want people to know about this so they can take preventative steps to protect themselves," Klein said. DEC lists affected products on its Web site at
Back then, I was allergic to a teacher, not peanuts

The latest food recalls involve peanuts products that are contaminated with salmonella bacteria. Most food scares don't bother me, but this one caught...


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